2008 Archive

Hitler in Jakarta

Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Balikpapan, Indonesia

I took this photo a few years ago (May 2003) in Jakarta.

Purchased bike

Monday, 8 December 2008
Balikpapan, Indonesia

I purchased a bicycle today at ACE Hardware here in Balikpapan. I paid Rp 1,475,000 (US$ 124). My new bike.

Applied for new passport

Monday, 1 December 2008
Balikpapan, Indonesia

I went to the Norwegian embassy today to apply for a new passport, since the one I have is full already, after less than 3 years of usage. I then decided I had enough of Jakarta and flew back to Balikpapan in the evening, after having booked the flight online.

Manila – Singapore – Batam – Jakarta

Saturday, 29 November 2008
Jakarta, Indonesia

I started this Saturday by flying from Manila to Singapore with Philippine Airlines, then took a taxi (SGD 18.80) from Changi to Harbourfront ferry terminal and catched the first ferry to Batam. After the passport control in Batam I took a taxi straight to the airport and catched the first flight to Jakarta, where I […]

Picked up visa

Friday, 28 November 2008
Manila, Philippines

I picked up the Indonesian visa this morning when the embassy opened at 09.00.