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    • MagicalSparkle's Profile Photo

      Bus schedule from Banjarmasin going West.

      Banjarmasin Yesterday

      Hello!
      Does anyone know what time buses go to Palangkaraya from Banjarmasin?
      Is the more than one?
      Thank you :)

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      Tanjung Puting National Park - Is anyone going this week?

      Banjarmasin Apr 12, 2014 at 7:45 AM

      Hey there!

      I'd really like to go to Tanjung Puting national park this week. I'm currently in Banjarmasin and am looking for some other people to join up with to go on a tour! I'd like to go in a few days so, any time from 15th April 2014.

      Please get in touch if you're interested!

      Corine

       

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    • beach bungalow/guesthouse Luwuk aerea

      Indonesia Mar 31, 2014 at 1:35 PM

      hello everybody!!

      I am looking for a beach accomodation close to Luwuk Sulawesi.... any body has any ideas ??

      Friendly
      Fred

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      Kintamani or Ulun Danu Temple?

      Bali Mar 30, 2014 at 8:51 PM

      I will be in Ubud for 2 days. I have a plan for Goa Gajah at first. Then, I was planning to go for Ulun Danu Temple for a whole day. After seeing images of Kintamani, I am a bit confused. KIntamni seems to be more beautiful. Can you guys please help me decide.
      Or may be you can help me to know how to cover both.

      Also, please let me know whether there is any reliable travel agency you already know who can help me for this.

       

      Thanks,

      Srijani.

       

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      Kuta accomodation

      Kuta Mar 30, 2014 at 7:40 PM

      Troppo Zone Puri Rama Resort
      Can anyone comment on this accommodation?
      Looking for something budget value for money, good location and a balcony.
      am open to suggestions, just a bit over googling hotels - they all look the same after a while.
      thanks appreciate

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    • massage and spa in Jakarta

      Jakarta Mar 25, 2014 at 5:35 AM

      Hi all -

      Am going to be in Jakarta and am looking for an affordable/cheap place to get a good massage. Will be in South Jakarta but could travel a bit if it's worth it.

      Any suggestions?

      Cheers

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      Public Swimming Pool in South Jakarta

      Jakarta Apr 14, 2014 at 12:23 AM

      I think I'm getting desperate in finding a swimming pool that suits my need near my place in Cipete

      - the one in arcadia is always crowded on weekends and quite spooky on weekday nights (and the bathrooms are rundown)
      - the one in talavera used dark natural stone tiling but only provide 1 underwater lamp so it's almost like swimming blind
      - the one in oktroi is quite ok but finding a parking space is stressing me out
      - the one in citos is also parking-space challenged
      (okay...I know I'm starting to sound like Ms.Nitpicky hahaha)

      Any other place you can recommend?
      I usually swim after office hours ( so after 6pm ) on weekdays
      Nothing fancy, just need decent changing rooms and easy parking.

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    • Anyone going 21st April 30th

      Bali Apr 12, 2014 at 3:26 PM

      Hi going to Bali on these dates , was meant to be with my ex gf but she done me over. First time travelling and rather nervous ! Is anyone else in the same situation and want to meet up

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    • Jogja Trans from the airport

      Yogyakarta Apr 5, 2014 at 7:32 AM

      Hi! I would like to know which bus should I take from the airport to JL Prawirotaman area? Is there more than 1 bus who leave from the airport?
      Thanks a lot!

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    • Bars in Bogor

      Bogor Mar 30, 2014 at 8:38 AM

      Where can I find a good bar in bogor?

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    • massage in Jakarta

      Indonesia Mar 25, 2014 at 8:49 AM

      Hi all -

      Am going to be in Jakarta and am looking for an affordable/cheap place to get a good massage. Will be in South Jakarta but could travel a bit if it's worth it.

      Any suggestions?

      Cheers

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      What choice do I have?

      Bali Apr 12, 2014 at 3:07 AM

      I am interested in a rafting tour in Bali.
      I am wondering what choice do I have?
      I was having a look at some websites.
      Now I am having the impression that 20 companies are doing the marketing for 2 or 3 tour operators.
      Preferably I would like to book at the tour company itself, and not a pricy website operated by an american company.

      How many boats are rafting down at Ayun river every day?
      In the marketing it looks like only one in the morning and one in the afternoon.
      And that cannot be true.
      I guess there are plenty of them going down the river.

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      Who will be in Bali in May!

      Bali Apr 7, 2014 at 1:23 PM

      Hi,

      I am looking into a trip to go to Bali for a few weeks in May. I have been there before so I know of good places to go and am wondering if anyone will be going as well?!

      Canadian boy, 27

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    • Bali 6 - 23 April

      Bali Apr 5, 2014 at 10:38 AM

      Im going to Bali Tomorrow - 23 of April, my first singel trip.
      Anyone interesting in meetring up?
      I was supose to travel with my boyfriend, but thing changed and im traveling by my self.

      Norwegian girl 27

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    • Accommodation tips for Pulau Derawan

      Pulau Derawan Mar 18, 2014 at 5:46 AM

      I can't find accomodation online for Pulau Derawan. Would you recommend to book ahead? We are going 25th of March.

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    • Itinerary suggestions for 8 nights in Bali

      Bali Apr 9, 2014 at 8:04 PM

      My friend and I (both female in our 30s) are going to Bali for 8 nights in June. Wondering what other travelers recommend for us to do in that week? I want to avoid Kuta but I do want to do yoga in Ubud. We are not big on surfing, diving or snorkeling but would like to be by the beach for a bit. Do we have time to go to the Gili island or Lombok? We'll hire a driver. Thanks very much!!

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    • Good Area to stay at Bali

      Bali Mar 31, 2014 at 1:02 AM

      Hello
      We are 7 families travelling to Bali in end of June, we have grown up kids hence we are confused on the area we should stay
      We love beaches with some night life
      Our preference wit=ll be pure vegetarian food, we are coming from India
      Please advice on the location

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      Ubud accomodation

      Ubud Mar 30, 2014 at 7:44 PM

      Looking for something budget value for money, good location and a balcony.
      am open to suggestions, just a bit over googling hotels - they all look the same after a while.

      I know there is some quaint awesomely cheap accommodation but I find it very difficult to scroll through website accom and would prefer personal recommendation.
      we are 3 middle aged girls just looking to kick back for r & r drinks on our room balcony and a stroll to things to see and do.
      all advice will be greatly appreciated.

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    • accommodation Labuan Bajo, Flores

      Indonesia Mar 29, 2014 at 2:08 PM

      Hi!
      Does anyone know a clean and cheap accommodation in Labuan Bajo? Around 150 000 roupies or less? I'm travelling on a budget so I just need something clean, safe and cheap. Is it safe to walk around Labuan Bajo during the evening? And does anyone know more or less the price for the Komodo Dragon trip during april? Any good cie to suggest?
      Thanks a lot!

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    • Yogyakarta at 6h20 AM, accommodation, bus, storage?

      Yogyakarta Apr 4, 2014 at 5:08 PM

      Hi,
      I will catch a flight from Lombok to Yogyakarta, but the only cheap fly (with Lion Air) arrive at 6h20 AM in Yogya. What can I do with my backpack (70 liter) until I can check in in my accommodation? I don’t have booking cause I want to see the room before taking it. Does anyone know a safe place where I can leave my backpack until I check in? Can I leave my backpack at the police station? Can I trust them? If so, is there a police station in town?
      Also, do you have a safe, clean and cheap accommodation to suggest? I’m on a budget and I saw rooms around 100 000-120 000 roupies, but there’s not much info about them on trip advisor.
      And last questions: which bus goes from the airport to town? And which street can I find most of the guesthouse, homestay or budget hotel?
      Thanks a lot!

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    • About Bali

      Bali Apr 1, 2014 at 6:47 PM

      I'm looking to go to Bali in early June for 2 weeks & wondered where's the best area to be in - by the beach in a 4* or 5* hotel that we can visit places of interest from there or chill out some of the time as well? What are the MUST VISIT places in Bali & is there places to go out at night time - for a meal & or just a few drinks, all within walking distance of our hotel? We like to sample the local food & to try different restaurants over our holiday. I must point out that my husband & I are in our 50's when I asked the question. We do enjoy lively at night time, but not too wild -18-30s's. Does Bali have street food (like Thailand) that's safe & good to eat? We've had Indonesian food in UK & other countries before & it's delicious!!!! Is it cheap to eat out in Bali? Once there, is Bali good value?
      Thanks,
      JBH1

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      Flights between Bali - Java - Lombok

      Bali Apr 1, 2014 at 2:27 PM

      Hi!
      My trip to Bali was delayed in the past year, and was re-schedule to next June.

      I'm thinking in the right itinerary and i need some help:

      - What's the best airline company to book the flights between those islands?

      - Is it possible to fly direct from Yogyakarta to Lombok? Or I need to return Bali and then take the flight Bali-Lombok?

      - How the best way to book the flights?

      Thanks!!

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      In Jakarta for 5-6 hours

      Jakarta Mar 30, 2014 at 8:47 PM

      I will be on my way from Medan to Bali. I change my flights in Jakarta, where there is will 5-6 hours gap between two flights. I just wanted to know, whether there is anything I can cover in that time in Jakarta.

      Thanks in Advance,

      Srijani.

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    • Cheap accomodation

      Bali Mar 20, 2014 at 3:30 AM

      Hi all,

      Iam looking at cheap accomodation in bali for May for approx15-20 days. I am on a tight budget and willing to spend between 250-350 for the 2 weeks. All i can find are expensive luxury villas and bungalows. Please Help!!

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    • Bali in the beginning of April

      Bali Apr 4, 2014 at 10:00 PM

      Is there anyone traveling to Bali between 8th and 23 of April?

      Me and my (x) boyfriends has planned a trip to Bali for 4 months ago. we were both really exited about the trip.
      Last night i found out that he has been cheating on me with a girl over a long time. now i dont know what to do. the plain tickets cant be refound and i really dont wanna stay home. I have never been traveling alone and i am a bit scared of doing so. The plain leaves this sunday morning.
      is it easy to meet new people? where are there most singel travelers on Bali? any advices?

      -heartbroken girl 26

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    Popular West Sumatra Province Travel Answer Locations

    • Padang to Pariaman

      West Sumatra Province Sep 26, 2013 at 6:55 AM

      What time does the train leave Padang on Friday for Pariaman? Thanks for your help!

      3 Answers Mar 11, 2014 at 7:20 PM
    • Transportation from airport to Bukit Tinggi

      Padang Mar 31, 2013 at 5:37 PM

      Hi, is there any public transportation from Padang Airport to Bukit Tinggi?

      Thank you.
      B. Hassan

      3 Answers Apr 1, 2013 at 9:36 AM
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      Interesting places to stay around Padang?

      Padang Mar 1, 2013 at 7:32 AM

      Hello! I plan to stay a couple of days by the beach (Paradiso Village), but am wondering if there is anything else nearby which is nice and unique to Sumatra? Any boutique places you could recommend?

      Many thanks!

      5 Answers Mar 8, 2013 at 12:12 AM
    • Where to find a Vanilla farm?

      West Sumatra Province Jul 12, 2011 at 8:44 PM

      This may be a bit weird but I'm looking to visit a vanilla farm or a smallholder who grows and sells vanilla pods in West Sumatra. Has anyone been to one? I've seen references to some in Lampung in North Sumatra but that's a bit out of the way.

      4 Answers Sep 22, 2013 at 6:04 PM
    • visiting in june 2011

      Sawahlunto Feb 11, 2011 at 8:37 AM

      i do not seem to have much time....coming in from padang straight to sawahlunto. is the whole afternnon enough for sawahlunto (without staying overnight).

      what is the temperature like?

      thank you.

      malaysian

      4 Answers Jun 5, 2011 at 2:18 PM
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      transportation in padang

      Padang Nov 23, 2010 at 6:52 AM

      i'm planning to go to padang this december 4th 2010..i want to ask about the transportation in padang...is there any angkots that can bring us straight to Bukit Tinggi From the airport and how much would it cost??

      1 Answer Nov 28, 2010 at 2:02 PM
    • traditional massage

      Padang Jul 4, 2009 at 12:04 AM

      hi
      can any member recommend traditional massage outlets in padang and bukittinggi?
      tks
      musaphir

    • budget accommodation in bukit tinggi

      Padang Jul 1, 2009 at 5:30 AM

      hi
      can any member urgently suggest budget to medium priced conveniently located accommodation in bukit tinggi for two days. please provide email address or telephone numbers to enable contact those properties directly.
      regards
      musaphir

      3 Answers Jul 11, 2009 at 3:13 AM
    • biaya paket 3hr 2mlm

      Padang May 14, 2009 at 2:08 AM

      Mohon informasi biaya untuk paket 3hr 2mlm dengan peserta k.l. 60 orang (jemput antar di Bandara Minangkabau) menginap di Bukittingi dan P.Sikuai, berkunjung ke beberapa obyek wisata di Ranah Minang.

      2 Answers May 21, 2009 at 11:40 AM
    • travel service from padang airport to bt tinggi

      Padang Apr 2, 2009 at 2:06 AM

      hi
      can anyone confirm where we will be able to catch the travel from padang to bt tinggi and what are the current costs.sure comments as to how to reach the starting point of the travel service from the padang airport will be very helpful. please advise whether bus will be a better option.
      regards
      musaphir

      7 Answers Dec 18, 2013 at 5:40 AM
    • interesting places in padang

      Padang Nov 4, 2008 at 5:23 PM

      salam..hye..!good day everyone..my friend n i are going to padang for 5days trip.can anyone suggest me any interesting places to visit in padang..?we r in grp of 25 persons..thanks!

      4 Answers Nov 10, 2008 at 4:59 AM
    • interesting places in padang...?

      Padang Nov 4, 2008 at 5:20 PM

      salam...hye..!good day everyone..i'm going to padang for a trip with my friends for bout 5days.can anyone suggest me any interesting places at padang to visit?please...we r going in grp of 25people.thanks!

      3 Answers Nov 6, 2008 at 10:57 PM
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      Car Hire

      Padang Oct 10, 2008 at 5:44 AM

      Can anyone recommend somewhere to rent a car in Padang? I am going for a long weekend (4 days) later this month. I do not need a driver.

      1 Answer Oct 12, 2008 at 7:32 AM
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      Damri Airport Bus (MIA) timetable

      Padang Sep 13, 2008 at 10:46 AM

      Dear all,

      May I know what is the timetable for Damri Airport bus to Minangkabau International Airport? Can I wait for the bus at Minang Plaza?

      Thank you.

      -gopeace

      3 Answers Sep 17, 2008 at 4:28 PM
    • Vaccinations for Sumatra

      Padang Jun 3, 2008 at 11:28 PM

      Can anyone tell me if one would need any vaccinations when travelling to Sumatra? My son is heading off on a surfing safari & will spend only one day in Padang. Does he need to be taking maleria medication now, or have any injections?

      3 Answers Jun 4, 2008 at 5:15 AM
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      beaches for surfing around Padang?

      Padang Dec 29, 2007 at 6:08 PM

      I´ll be travelling indo next feb /march. I´d appreciatte any informationa about that.

      2 Answers Jan 1, 2008 at 11:58 PM
    • Trip to Medan & Padang

      Padang Nov 7, 2007 at 2:22 AM

      Hi, im planning to to visit Medan & Padang, it will be a 6days trip on late January next year.
      1. Please recommend me how to spend that 6days effectively. Which interesting places both in Medan & Padang that worth a visit? And how to reach those places (considering im taking my mom & aunt, I think I need quite comfortable transportation).
      2. Any suggestion on where to stay (budget accommodation if possible)?
      3. I already purchased plane tickets from Jakarta to Medan and from Padang to Jakarta. But still wondering how the best way to go from Medan to Padang? By bus or plane or else? How long does it take to reach Padang?
      I appreciate any comment..

      Thanx a lot!
      - nes -

      10 Answers Mar 31, 2008 at 8:15 PM
    • Bukittinggi

      Bukittinggi Sep 13, 2007 at 12:26 AM

      Hi, thank you for the info on the hotels. Read that an earth quake had happened in Padang yesterday also affecting bukittinggi. Have made plans for my trip to bukittinggi in Dec but now I am not so sure if I should proceed with my visit or cancel it. Is it still safe to go? Hope anyone in padang or bukittinggi could give some opinion. I am looking forward to this trip.
      Thank you.

      4 Answers Sep 20, 2007 at 1:24 AM
    • Hotels in Bukittinggi

      Bukittinggi Aug 28, 2007 at 12:42 AM

      Hi,

      I'll be in Bukittinggi this Dec. Between Dymens Hotel, Nikita Hotel and Ambun Suri..which is the better one? Nearest to the clock tower? Can anyone give me their rates?

      Thank you.

      3 Answers Nov 5, 2007 at 8:00 AM
    • Guide on Transportation to Bkt. Tinggi & Shopping

      Bukittinggi Jul 6, 2007 at 9:58 PM

      How much will it cost to take taksi from the airport to Bkt. Tinggi. I had terrible experience with taksi in Indonesia. They tend to charge ridiculous price if they know you are not local.

      I am looking for the embroidery material/fabric in bulk. Where can i buy the material in Bkt. Tinggi with wholesale price? Where is the factory producing those nice embroidery fabric.

      Thank you very much!

      1 Answer Jul 7, 2007 at 1:34 AM
    • Shopping Trip to Padang& Bukit Tinggi

      West Sumatra Province Jul 5, 2007 at 10:47 PM

      Hi all, My best friend and I will coming to Padang & Bukit Tinggi for a shopping trip this coming August(8-10th 2007).Kindly advise@ update us on :

      1) The economical@ safest ways of transportation (for ladies)from Tubing airport to Bukit Tinggi and Padang since we r not following any travel package.

      2) The reccomendated budget hotel

      3) the place for shopping and eating

      Thanks in advance

      1 Answer Jul 6, 2007 at 2:35 PM
    • Trip to Padang

      Padang May 28, 2007 at 11:51 PM

      Hi, I'm taking my family to Padang in mid dec. Eidul Adha (raya korban)may falls on the 19th or 20th Dec. Are shops, restaurants and tourist spots closed for this day? Thank you.

      1 Answer May 30, 2007 at 12:47 PM
    • need some advice

      Bukittinggi Jan 9, 2007 at 1:09 AM

      Hi all,

      Me and my girl friend are planning to go bukittinggi on 6 day vacation in feb. I have narrowed down the places of interest we plan to go as given below. Based on your experience hope you can answer my questions.

      1) Is it easy to get cab from airport in padang to bukit tinggi? Are there any alternate transport options available apart from taxis, if so pls guide.
      2) Whats the economical way of traveling in and around bukittinggi ?
      3) Is it good option to hire a tour guide from hotel or better to goto the tour agents ?
      4) Any idea if motorbikes are on hire in BT ?
      5) Here is the list of places of interest I have planned, do advice if I miss out anything good. Will appreciate if you can share your itinerary, coz iam not sure what to visit in a day or say which place is near which place

      a) Payakumbuh & Harau valley
      b) Gunung Merapi
      c) Lake maninjau
      d) Ngarai sianok canyons
      e) Pagaruyung palace + padang lavas
      f) singkarak lake + rice fields

      Thanks in advance
      Bariq

      5 Answers Jan 10, 2007 at 6:10 PM
    • mount merapi

      Bukittinggi Dec 13, 2006 at 8:33 AM

      I read I need a guide to go to Mount Merapi. i would like to know the price to have a guide ?
      Thanks

      2 Answers Jan 14, 2007 at 5:39 PM
    • Liburan di Minangkabau.

      West Sumatra Province Nov 7, 2006 at 12:29 AM

      Saya ingin melancong bersama keluarga ke Minagkabau hujubf bulan ini. Ada cadangan hotel/wisma/losmen yang baik di Padang dan Bukit Tinggi? Bajetnya sederhana. Kami bercadang untuk mencuba Hotel Benyamin di Padang dan Villa Merdeka di Bukit Tinggi. Ada yang pernah menginap atau sampai di sana?

      Sewa kereta dari Padang ke Bukit Tinggi: berapa harganya?

      Terima kasih kerana membantu!

      3 Answers Aug 11, 2008 at 8:36 AM
    • Discovering Minangkabau soon!

      West Sumatra Province Nov 7, 2006 at 12:24 AM

      Am taking my parents to visit the land of the Minangs end of this month. Any place to recommend in Padang and Bukit Tinggi?. Mid range budget. Considering Hotel Benyamin in Padang and Villa Merdeka in Bulit Tinggi. Anyone been/ stayed at these places before?

      Taxi from Padang to Bukit Tinggi: How much approximately?

      Thanks in advance!

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      Trip to Bukittinggi in December

      Bukittinggi Nov 6, 2006 at 5:33 AM

      My wife and I will be visiting Bukittinggi next month (Dec 18-21) and would be grateful for advice on the following:

      i) Transport - is it at all possible/advisable to hire a self-drive car?
      ii) Taxi - Minangkabau airport to Bukittingi - what's the typical one-way cost? How long does it take from the airport to Bukittinggi?
      iii) Accommodation - the internet searches only comes up with Hotel Pusako or Novotel - this is OK for our budget. However, are there any unique/quaint guest houses that are clean and affordable? Perhaps something like an old colonial house, eg like in Camerons Highlands in Malaysia?

      Lastly - where can I sample the most awesome Minangkabau food in Bukittinggi/Padang. This is the main reason for coming over to the Minang highlands...and I must warn you, I am of Minangkabau descent and the best food is cooked by mother...so it has to be damn good!! (I love balado....where can I get the best??)

      2 Answers Dec 9, 2006 at 5:14 AM
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      Rakan Jalan2

      West Sumatra Province Aug 21, 2006 at 8:24 PM

      Salam,

      Saya akan liburan ke Padang/Bukit Tinggil tanggal 31/8/06 nanti dan tertanya kalau ada rakan2 lain yang juga ke sana. Mungkin boleh kenal2.

      Salam,
      Kissman Che Lah

      1 Answer Aug 22, 2006 at 3:05 AM
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      Travel Buddies to Padang/Bukit Tinggi

      West Sumatra Province Aug 21, 2006 at 8:22 PM

      Dear All,

      I'll be going to Padang/Bukit Tinggi this 31/8/06 from KL for a few days and would like to know if anybody else is going there. Who knows, we could be travel buddies.

      Regards
      Kissman Che Lah

    • keadaan masyarakat

      Payakumbuh Aug 12, 2006 at 10:59 PM

      setahu saya masyarakat payakumbuh masih memagang adat dengan teguh tapi saya khawatir dengan keadaan kaum mudanya yang mulai kehilangan jati diri sebagai orang minag. apa upaya yang akan dilakukan pemda setempat?