Barelang Bridge, the Icon of Batam

Barelang's frontage

Don’t say you’ve ever traveled to Batam if you did not visit Barelang yet. We call this bridge Barelang because it connects Batam island (BA), Rempang island (RE), Galang island (LANG), and others small islands in the path. “Bring me there this afternoon,” I asked my friend who had been living in Nagoya (Batam island) for one year. He had never visited Barelang either, so he gave me a “why not” nod. Continue Reading →