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    • Hospital facilities in Sorong

      Sorong Mar 2, 2015 at 1:32 PM

      What is the name of the Hospital in Sorong and please describe its facilities/standards

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    • Apply a visa online

      Amed Mar 30, 2015 at 6:30 AM

      R there anyone have exp abt apply a visa online?plz share me.Thanks!

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      Travelling to Jemaja with a baby

      Indonesia Mar 2, 2015 at 7:34 PM

      I'm planning to meet my parents in Pulua Jemaja, Letong Kampong on or around the 25th March for about 5/6 days. I'm based in Singapore.

      The problem is that I'm travelling with my 10 month old baby. Although she is a good traveller, I don't fancy my chances at keeping her happy and content for what seems would be a whole day of travelling on VERY long ferry trips.

      So very simply I would like to know if there is a quicker (doesn't matter if it's more expensive) way to get there. I did wonder about driving up to Mersing and getting a ferry from there, or even flying up to Kuantan and getting a ferry from there but I don't know how regular (or if at all) ferries go from either of these places.

      If anyone has any tips I'd love to hear them!

      Thanks,
      Rachel

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      Personal Trainer in Ubud?

      Ubud Mar 21, 2015 at 6:44 PM

      Hi all,
      I am entered into the Las Vegas WBFF in August. I am going to be in Ubud during the 3 months leading up to the comp. Can anyone recommend a PT that would be able to work with me?
      Thanks

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    • Yogyakarta-Bromo-Ijen-Bali trip

      Indonesia Mar 5, 2015 at 10:44 AM

      Hi! I am travelling to yogyakarta in the end of march with my family and we are trying to plan the whole jogja-bromo-ijen-bali trip. There are 7 of us, so I am guessing it is better to travel by road rather than train. I am not sure if flight is a better option as compared to the long road journey between jogja and bromo. Any suggestions?

      Also, could any of you please suggest a good travel agency who can arrange a car and guide for us for the whole trip from jogja to ijen? What would be the approximate cost for this 5D4N trip covering prambanan, borobudur, bromo and ijen including accommodation and travel? Could you please share contact details of reliable and reasonable travel agencies from jogja if you have them.

      Thanks.

       

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      How to find most budget transfer to Derawan Island..?

      Pulau Derawan Mar 4, 2015 at 10:54 PM

      If anybody ,ll be please to tell me the actual schedule - public boat or ferry- between Derawan and Tarakan, Drerawan and Tanjung Batu....I am solo traveller, need to find most budget transfer to Derawan Island, planning trip in May 2015/

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    • Mona Lisa Restaurant

      Bukittinggi Mar 27, 2015 at 2:37 PM

      I m looking for the adress of this restaurant , we where there...22 years ago...and I would like to know if the owner still there.
      We had great time with him and his friends
      We offered hom a little statue , and said to him, we will be back to see him again...so I have to do it.
      Cheers
      Nicolas

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    • Is Indonesia safe for 2 young female travellers to stay in for 3 weeks?

      Indonesia Mar 17, 2015 at 1:12 PM

      My best friend and I are both 18 years old and are hoping to travel to Indonesia for 3 weeks, however my parents are having some difficulty with letting me go as they think it won't be safe. My friend is a very experienced British traveller, travelling throughout Africa, Middle East and Europe throughout her childhood with her family and also living in Malawi for many years previously. I am from India and have experience travelling there with the family. How can I convince my parents it would be safe for me to go? If it even is.

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      Betel nut farms in jambi .?

      Jambi Province Mar 5, 2015 at 1:25 AM

      Hi.. I am planning to go jambi. I have heard qit's a beautiful place and is one of the highest producer of betel nut in indonesia.  I want to explore betel nut farms in jambi. Can anybody let me know where are the farms exactly in jambi ? Betel nut is also known as Areca nut.

      your help will be highly appreciated :)

      thanks n regards

      Neha

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    • Bali or Pattaya-BAngkok?

      Indonesia Mar 11, 2015 at 11:12 AM

      Hi,
      I am planning to visit BALI at Indonesia from Singapore for my Bachelor's party with my close friends, can you please suggest if BALI is better place for thjis or should I look at PATTAYA/ BANGKOK.

      Any suggestion would be appreciated.

      Thanks in advance.

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      culture and performance

      Bali Mar 16, 2015 at 5:09 AM

      Me and my friends are in a tight budget travelling to Bali. We are very much interested in observing and blend in with the local culture, which is better? Ubud or Batubulan considering the budget factor. Which temple should we visited to experience the richness of culture in Bali? We thinking of staying for three nights. with one day at the beach. This is our first time there and is public transport or tourist shuttle bus is available to go to these places?

      The initial itinerary as follow; first day in Kuta(pantai Kuta)/South Kuta(padang-padang beach) for the beaches-second day to Uluwati for the beaches,temple and GWK-third day and fourth to either Ubud/Batubulan for the cultural sightseeing.

      I know I am Missing a lot of thing but any suggestion for the itineraries? We are very flexible but on tight budget(sorry for mentioning it again and again...lols)

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    • IS Lombok safe for foreigners

      Lombok Mar 26, 2015 at 3:38 AM

      There has been a rapid spread of the paramilitary criminal organization throughout Lombok in the past 2 years. These criminals are armed and dangerous, they wear full military uniforms and often use this to intimidate their victims althought they arealso not afraid to use their weapons including bush knives and pistols. This is a extremist paramilitary criminal organization run mainly by people from Bima (Sumbawa) , a well known breeding ground for Islamic extremists. IS LOMBOK SAFE FOR FOREIGN TOURISTS?

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    • Singkawang to East Malaysia (Sarawak)

      Pontianak Jan 12, 2015 at 7:28 AM

      Hi, Im a Singaporean living in Singkawang Indonesia. I have a few questions and hope someone can help me out:
      1)Is there a direct air con comfortable bus from Singkawang to Sarawak? How many hour and how much? If is a car, how much does it cost?
      2)Im holding a Singapore passport and I have 30 days visa upon arrival for Malaysia and Indonesia. I will like to stay in Singkawang for 6 months, is it possible for me to do a visa run every month from Singkawang to Sarawak to extend by visa month by month
      3) How long does it takes for me to Pontianak from Singkawang? Anyone know if there is a visa center there?

      Thanks for all your help

      1 Answer Jan 20, 2015 at 4:35 AM
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      Road Trip

      Bengkayang Feb 19, 2013 at 4:45 AM

      Hi, im planning to drive from Kuching of Malaysia to Sebente, any pointers or guides? I may be driving a sedan.

      1 Answer Feb 21, 2013 at 4:09 AM
    • Tourist Guide

      Pontianak Sep 29, 2012 at 11:38 PM

      Hi. I am planning to visit Pontianak and would be interested to get in contact with a local english speaking tourist guide to do the planning for my visit. please contact me!

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      Riding thru the Tebedu/Entikong Border crossing

      Pontianak Jul 25, 2012 at 10:19 AM

      Good day fellow travellers,
      I need update information if I can use this border checkpoint to ride from Kuching to Kalimantan.
      For my past riding trips across SEA, I do not need a visa(Singaporean)
      I need to know if my bike requires a Carnet. Your help is much appreciated.

      1 Answer Jul 26, 2012 at 7:14 AM
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      cross borneo trekking

      West Kalimantan Province Jan 20, 2011 at 2:50 PM

      hello, i want to do in april the legendary trans borneo trek. it means 16 days of trekking and canoeing through unspoiled rainforest. for more information please klick here: tatunet.ddo.jp/kompakh/EN/pa.... i`m looking for people, who want to join me.

      fabian

      1 Answer Jan 20, 2011 at 3:21 PM
    • West Kalimantan - Beaches and Islands

      West Kalimantan Province Jan 15, 2010 at 11:09 PM

      Hi guys
      We're heading into West Kalimantan for about 4 weeks and are trying to make up some kind of itinerary which involves both some inland forest time as well as a bit of a spell by the water.
      I'm having a bit of trouble finding any information in regards to beaches and islands though and was wondering if anyone could recommend somewhere nice, ideally with interesting snorkeling (I know East Kalimantan is much better for this, but we just don't have the time or funds to get across there as well!). The places we've come across are the karimata Islands, Pagatimun, Randayan Island or the beaches around Singkawang (Samudra or Pantai Pasir), but we haven't really been able to find much information on any of them. Has anyone been to any of these places and could give us a bit of an idea what they are like?
      Our makeshift itinerary at the moment is looking at including walks in Gungung Palung and/or Bukit Baka-bukit Raya, Singkawang and then potentially Ketapang and the Karimata Islands or Pagatimun. Does this sound achievable in 4 weeks or are we being a bit too ambitious?
      Any thoughts and comments would be greatly appreciated. And the sooner the better, we are on a bus from Kuching into kalimantan tomorrow. Once again we have left our run a little late in regards to planning...!
      Cheers, Rowena

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      Traditional Iban Longhouse Putussibau Interior

      Putussibau Mar 12, 2008 at 6:00 AM

      Hi all,

      Would somebody share some info or experinces about visiting Traditional Iban Longhouse in Putussibau interior area. How can I get permission from the Tuai Rumah?? How to get there from Pontianak? Thanks

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      Pontianak to Ngaung Keruh (Iban longhouse)

      West Kalimantan Province Feb 13, 2008 at 8:10 AM

      Would somebody please give me info how to get to Ngaung Keruh from Pontianak? What should I do to be a guest of the longhouse?? any contact can be reach for assistance in Pontianak?? Thank you

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      Travel to and from Pontianak

      Pontianak Aug 3, 2007 at 11:27 PM

      Hi,

      I was in Pontianak years ago and am now planning a trip back. But I'm sure things have changed! I'd be very grateful if anybody could offer information on flights upriver to Putussibau. Also has anybody travelled from Jakarta to Pontianak by ferry? If so, how long does it take, what does it cost and what is the frequency?

      I'd be very grateful for any responses to mark@markeveleigh.com

      With thanks
      Mark

      2 Answers Sep 14, 2007 at 10:34 PM
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      5 days in Pontianak

      Pontianak Apr 25, 2007 at 8:00 PM

      We are a group of 4 (or 5), planning to do a tourism research. We are four students and one mentor. Need info on:

      1. Nice but cheap accommodation (hotel, motel, boarding house, etc) to sleep and make small discussions.

      2. Good or excellent but unknown (not yet promoted) West Kalimantan tourist destinations. Please rate its uniqueness (1 to 10 scale).

      3. What's the safest time to go about the area?

      4. How can we thank you? I was thinking of giving you (whoever you are) a credit in our report. The final report will be in a seminar in Jakarta.

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      guesthouse

      Pontianak Mar 23, 2007 at 5:14 AM

      Hello ,

      My name is Theo Tellings.
      I live in the city Enschede in the Netherlands .
      My vather was born in Bandoeng and my grandmother was born in Borneo .
      And i want information of a safe and good guesthouse or cheap hotel in Pontianak.
      My girlfriend lives in Kuching and i am bussy to get visa to Indonesia .
      When i can stay in pontianak on a good adres then i can meet my girlfriend .

      Pontianak is near Kuching thats way i hope i can get a room or else by people or guesthouse for a cheap price .

      I hope some one can help me, then i can staying there .
      My hobby's are cultures, digital art and Music, i playing self music

      Some time i hear people take some in the house as guesthouse .
      I hope i get reaction am a trustfull persone non smoker or drinker .

      On this time iam bussy to get visa to stay in Indonesia .
      My wish is to stay near my girlfriend from Kuching .

      If you have information for me or a adres to stay please let me no .
      Greetings of me ,\

      Texxie

    • Singapore To Pontianak

      Pontianak Nov 13, 2006 at 7:41 PM

      I have a friend working in Pontianak and I am planning a visit there. It seems quite a complex job getting from Singapore to Pontianak; there being no dirct air links between the two places. That at least is what I gather from my net search so far.

      Any advise on a good way of getting to Pontianak from Singapore will be much appreciated.

      Thanks a lot

      chongfookchoy

      4 Answers Nov 18, 2006 at 4:57 PM
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      Budget transport from Pontianak to Kuching.

      Pontianak Dec 21, 2005 at 11:35 PM

      Hi,

      I plan to visit Kuching from Pontianak for the first time. I need some information about the bus from Pontioanak to Kuching (The fare and time schedule). How long it take time for it ? Someone can help me ! Thank you very much your reply.

      sincerely your,

      2 Answers Aug 26, 2007 at 1:47 AM
    • To pontianak town

      Pontianak Mar 31, 2005 at 12:15 AM

      Anyone can assist me how to go to Pontianak via bus from Kuching, Malaysia? I'm flying to Kuching from Kuala Lumpur. Any contacts of bus operators where I can purchase online? TQ.

      2 Answers Apr 24, 2005 at 8:46 AM
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      Pansor Karangan - where is it?

      Pontianak Mar 25, 2005 at 11:40 PM

      Please let me know where is the village (Kampung) of Pansor Karangan. I have search on the internet and found a map that only show Karangan. My friend live in West kalimentan and is near Pontianak, she left me and gone back to Pansor karangan. I really have to get there. There is no paved road leading to Pansor karanagan. My map show the general area and if you know please confirm it.

      She said it is a small village with about 300 people and the only way to get there is by motorbike. The place is mostly padi (rice) planting.

      please help! shed some light as to where it is on the map.

      Thanks a million.

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      i want to go to Pontianak forest

      Pontianak Oct 21, 2004 at 1:50 AM

      i want to ask where can i reach the forest from the city. restaurant or recreation place in Pontianak ?

      5 Answers Apr 25, 2005 at 7:42 PM