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Arrival in Jakarta

August 24th 2007
Hi, I arrived in Jakarta on Monday night and feel I am already starting to settle in pretty well. I am living with a family who's house is right opposite the office of PATTIRO, the NGO that I'm voluntering for. They are really nice and are looking after me very well. The father speaks a little bit of English but the mother doesn't at all, so communicating is fun! she is v sweet though and has a ... read more
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Indonesian Flag The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more
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