Batam, Indonesia: "The Holey City" January 27th 2008 "Batam, is a very holey city", we were told on arrival into Indonesia with our good friend Tony. "Every road is covered in holes! hahaha" Tony exclaimed right afterwards.
We took the ferry from Singapore straight to Batam spur of the moment for a weekend getaway. We wanted a taste of third world country before Thailand, and before we knew it, we were right in the middle of it.
Once we exited th ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Riau Archipelago » Batam 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
whatsup all!? we are two canadian high school graduates who are taking a year off to travel before university. we've known each other for as long as we can remember and we decided that a trip before university is a perfect idea. so we're making it happen!
our TravelBlog page will take you through Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, India, Europe, and a bit of New York.
we hope you enjoy reading our journal entries and checkin out our pictures. comments and messages would be much appreciated.
it's going to be a hell of a ride.
peace and love.
-E & C
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