Pasar Baru, Jakarta Paser Baroe was a prestigious shopping area back then, the people here were mostly European. Nowadays Paser Baroe has been left behind compete with the high rise expensive malls mushrooming in Jakarta.
Bali; A.S.N. Wadia - The Belle of Bali. Being impressions of a pleasure cruise to the Dutch East Indies via Cochin, Colombo, Penang, and Singapore - 1936