Monkey business! November 30th 2015 As I stand waiting for an Ankot (minibus) to the bus terminal in Banjarmasin, an old toothless man turns up, seemingly out of nowhere. Or to be more exact he climbs over a fence and through some bushes, a rather interesting approach I have to admit.
‘Where are you going sir?’
‘To the bus terminal.’
‘I want to buy a ticket to Pangkalan Bun.’
‘Ah, for Tanjung Putin ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Kalimantan » Pontianak 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