Milton Augustino Michiels and his niece Citra Augusta Margriette (front) play kroncong music at home in Kampung Tugu, Jakarta. A tour company that usually runs guided tours of the urban village has launched a virtual tour of it, and other places of interest in the Indonesian capital, amid the coronavirus pandemic that has halted international travel. Photo: Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images Milton Augustino Michiels and his niece Citra Augusta Margriette (front) play kroncong music at home in Kampung Tugu, Jakarta. A tour company that usually runs guided tours of the urban village has launched a virtual tour of it, and other places of interest in the Indonesian capital, amid the coronavirus pandemic that has halted international travel. Photo: Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images
Milton Augustino Michiels and his niece Citra Augusta Margriette (front) play kroncong music at home in Kampung Tugu, Jakarta. A tour company that usually runs guided tours of the urban village has launched a virtual tour of it, and other places of interest in the Indonesian capital, amid the coronavirus pandemic that has halted international travel. Photo: Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images

Offbeat tours in Jakarta – of a village of Portuguese slave descendants, cemeteries, mosques – move online

  • With travel shut down, a tourism entrepreneur and her tour guides in Indonesia had no income for two months, so she decided to make her agency’s tours virtual
  • For as little as US$1.70 they take participants to an urban village rich in Portuguese tradition, beautiful graveyards, Jakarta’s Little India, and city mosques

Topic |   Asia travel
Milton Augustino Michiels and his niece Citra Augusta Margriette (front) play kroncong music at home in Kampung Tugu, Jakarta. A tour company that usually runs guided tours of the urban village has launched a virtual tour of it, and other places of interest in the Indonesian capital, amid the coronavirus pandemic that has halted international travel. Photo: Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images Milton Augustino Michiels and his niece Citra Augusta Margriette (front) play kroncong music at home in Kampung Tugu, Jakarta. A tour company that usually runs guided tours of the urban village has launched a virtual tour of it, and other places of interest in the Indonesian capital, amid the coronavirus pandemic that has halted international travel. Photo: Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images
Milton Augustino Michiels and his niece Citra Augusta Margriette (front) play kroncong music at home in Kampung Tugu, Jakarta. A tour company that usually runs guided tours of the urban village has launched a virtual tour of it, and other places of interest in the Indonesian capital, amid the coronavirus pandemic that has halted international travel. Photo: Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images
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