Tag Archives: Jakarta

Bali – Pre-honeymoon Pt 1

Seeing as we had to go to Jakarta to sort out some paperwork, and seeing as it’s usually cheaper to fly Garuda Perth – Denpasar and then catch a local flight to Jakarta we decided to do exactly that and … Continue reading

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Bangka Island

We weren’t the only ones heading to Jakarta from Australia. Lia’s father flew out from Sydney as well and he wanted us to go to the island where Lia was born to visit the cemetery where her mother lies. He … Continue reading

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Jakarta Shopping

One of Jakarta’s upmarket Malls The great thing about Jakarta is the shopping is cheap and the malls are abundant. We took the opportunity to get things for the wedding, including both the dress for Lia and for Emily. We … Continue reading

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The Starbucks tour of Jakarta.

It’s been two years since I was last in Jakarta and it did not take me very long before I ended up in the large shopping malls there. It seems like every time we stop in the malls Lia asks … Continue reading

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Delayed

I have said before that there is no such thing as a schedule when it comes to flying in Indonesia. I have been on quite a few domestic flights and never have I been on one that left on time. … Continue reading

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Indonesia – Day three

14 September I got picked up a little earlier today, but most of the morning was lost by me trying to find a place to cash my AmEx travellers cheques. They are in Australian dollars, which turns out to be … Continue reading

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Indonesia – Day two

Day two started with me being stranded in my hotel. My friend Lenda had told me not to go out after she had dropped me off. So I wrote some notes and then went to bed. My room was freaking … Continue reading

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Indonesia – Day 0ne

It’s belated, I know but I didn’t want to put it up before – 12 September I think that day one was a success. The plane didn’t crash on the trip from Perth to Denpasar, which meant that the fear … Continue reading

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