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Somewhere near to nowhere

March 2nd 2013
Kalimantan, I have been here for almost two weeks now and if I have noticed one thing is that you get somewhere near to nowhere on a daily basis. Not because the destinations I have been to are so far flung, but because transport is so slow, and this in turn it caused by the abysmal condition of the roads. It didn’t come as a surprise, I knew what to expect, and quite frankly I am exactly where ... 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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4th March 2013

I think this is the first mudskipper I've seen on TB -- very cool! Your transportation stories were hilarious and I'm glad you survived the last one.
10th March 2013

Really, the first one?
Well, I think they deserve a place on TravelBlog. Thanks for reading and looking at the pics.

Tot: 0.764s; Tpl: 0.032s; cc: 11; qc: 9; dbt: 0.0347s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.3mb