Interpreting Indonesia with a Western perspective:
Expanding inter-cultural understanding and mutual respect
FAITH IN INDONESIA
The shape of the world a generation from now will be influenced far more by how we communicate the values of our society to others than by military or diplomatic superiority. William Fulbright, 1964
Tuesday, July 26, 2005
Surabaya, founded 1293, is Indonesia's second biggest city. It's a major industrial port and the capital of East Java. Population around 5 million. It gets its name from a mythical battle between a shark (sura) and a crocodile (baya).