Sunburnt Like a Chili Crab! February 9th 2009 You've got mail...
Hmmm an invitation on Facebook to the event "Wicked Wakeboarding in Batam." I gave it some thought and by Monday I decided that I wanted to go. An NUS graduate exchange student, Maarten, was putting the trip together so I found him to pay my deposit of S$40. There were 30 students going on the trip so we had a fun amount of people.
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Asia » Indonesia » Sumatra » Batam » Waterfront City 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
In the Spring of 2009 I will be studying abroad at the National University of Singapore. I will be there from early January until mid May. I hope to stay in touch with my friends and family and keep them updated on my latest adventures. I've also found out how helpful reading blogs can be for making travel plans so I'll try to put in some details from the trip. If anyone needs more info, just sent me a message and I'll be glad to help. ... full info