Rieka Indrianty

Although turning into a traffic nightmare, the cool hillside city of Bandung is still worthy of a visit - a welcome respite from the steamy madness of Jakarta. Here old-world charm abound: old Dutch colonial buildings, expansive villas and gardens, and even fountains.

So impressive that the Dutch called Bandung the “Paris of Java”.

But now in 2013m, Bandung is better known for other things.

Like its beautiful Sundanese women who (it is said) prowl the streets like tigers.

Find them in the city’s many nightspots dotted around the city.

And if you’re lucky you might come across a creature as magnificent as the one shown below:

On all fours, Rieka is ready to pounce...