a bit about PATTIRO September 5th 2007 This might be quite dull so I apolgise if you're not interested and feel free to skim read...
PATTIRO is the NGO that I'm working for. It stands for Centre for Regional Studies and Information in Indonesian. www.pattiro.org. It has been running for about 8 years and has 11 regional offices throughout Indonesia. The main focus is to promote and create good governance and develop public participa ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Java » Jakarta 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
I started writing this blog to try and keep any interested parties updated on my travels.
I actually haven't been that greta on updating it as often as I should of really. I could say I was too busy seeing the world to spend time writing about it but I think the real excuse was that I have just been a bit lazy at doing it!
I have already arrived home now. I set off on 19th Aug 2007 and returned home on 8th June 2008.
I will just finish off a few more entries for the countries that I have missed now that I'm home and have time too..... full info