Tekst van Vademecum voor Nederlands-Nieuw-Guinea, 1956 komt binnenkort!
Serui, Capital of the subdivision Japen.
Source: Handbook on Netherlands New Guinea, 1958
Most visitors are particularly impressed by Serui. It is a friendly place, built around a lawn
bordered by lanes of massive rain trees (pithecolobium). The main houses and offices are grouped around
this lawn. Narrow but neatly kept roads pass along small houses with well-kept courtyards, along Chinese
shops and an indigenous market, to the sea where a simple pier and a few sheds make up the "dock area".
Serui is not included in the more busy and important sea and air trafffic lines but in spite of its
quiet appearance a lot of activity is going on, chiefly because the Protestant Mission has established
important schools and training centers at Serui.
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Last updated October 28, 2003