Harris Batam Weekend (Jan 2014) January 4th 2014 Saturday, 4th January 2014
In celebration of H's liberalisation from his job, he got a room at Harris Batam Centre during the first weekend of 2014. So I volunteered to get hold of the ferry tickets for our 10.20am voyage to the island of Batam. Harris was a familiar hotel which I had stayed over for two earlier occasions.
Nothing much had deviated from my past experiences even 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
Growing up listening to the music of The Carpenters, he decided to name this blog Budokan in remembrance of their Live at Budokan Tour in Tokyo in May 1974. He finally made a trip to the Nippon Budokan in September 2017, 43 years after the Carpenters held their 18 sold-out concerts in Japan!
Hailing from the tropics, Budokan is fortunate to reside in Singapore where jetsetting around have become very affordable. His greatest passion lies in cultivating his lifetime career of travelling, blogging and tour guiding.
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