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    • Fresh pork

      Medan Nov 14, 2016 at 9:00 AM

      What markets in Medan, Indonesia sell fresh pork for cooking at home?

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    • Private Driver wanted

      Surabaya Nov 29, 2016 at 10:45 AM

      Coming to Surabaya 12/7 to 12/20 to visit friends, have a rental car, looking for a good driver for intermittent driving, inside and outside of the city, male or female no preference as long as a good driver

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      Top three towns to visit in Bali

      Bali Nov 14, 2016 at 12:06 AM

      If members were to pick from their own experience to stay for 2/3nights at each....where would They chose as top three towns on the island to visit in January.

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      Is it a good idea to visit Indonesia in january-february (weather)?

      Indonesia Nov 5, 2016 at 3:05 PM

      Hello!
      I'm planning to travel in Indonesia in winter (Java, Sulawesi and maybe Moluccas), but more I check and more it seems impossible to travel there at that period because of the rainy season.

      But I'd still want to go there so I want to know a bit more how is the rainy season in this area. Is that violent and endless rainfalls all day long or more like intense yet scarce rainfalls with sun just after? Because to be honest I'd like to hike in some national parks with steep volcano trails and I'd like to practice snorkelling in Sulawesi. But I'm afraid just to deal with mud flats, leeches and turbid sea waters....

      Can you tell more me about january and february in Indonesia? Should I try or should I choose another destinations?

      Thank you in advance?

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      Top Three Locations on Island to stay

      Bali Nov 13, 2016 at 5:48 AM

      Can members advise from their experience of actually visiting, can they advise ...
      if they could spend two or three days in each --- what is their top three locations.
      There are so many locations around the island it would be good to get feedback. I shall stay close to airport on first and last day of trip but will go anywhere which is recommended from there

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      Bali-jogyakarta-surabaya-bandung

      Bali Nov 10, 2016 at 12:06 AM

      Hi,
      I need help how to go to jogyakarta from bali and from jogyakarta i want to go surabaya and bandung,is there any bus or train beside taking the flight.
      Thanks,Much appreciated

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      How is Javan rainy season in january-february?

      Java Nov 4, 2016 at 10:45 AM

      Hello!
      I'm planning an Indonesian road trip for january-february and of course Java is an must-see! But I've heard also it is the rainy season at that time. But how does the rain fall at that period? Is it some kind of endless heavy rainfalls or more like unpredictable short rainfalls bursting in the middle of the day, quickly replaced by sun as I experienced in Borneo (Kota Kinabalu)?

      I've been in Bali in february. It was sometime a bit rainy but still bearable. Is it the same climate in Java?

      Thank you :)
      XXX

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      Is Sulawesi safe for travellers?

      Indonesia Nov 3, 2016 at 11:15 AM

      Hello!

      I'm interested for a long time to visit the island of Sulawesi. I know it's a diving paradise but I've heard there are apparently many social/racial/religious tenses. And I'd like to avoid any troubles. So is there any kind of problems I should be afraid of or is Sulawesi a nice spot to visit, despite some remote tensions that are not tourists concern?

      Plus I'd like to rent a car there if it's possible, because I know it's easier plus the island is huge. Is that possible? I mean the main roads look pretty fine so...

      About the infrastructures, is that easy to go on islands with ferries or to hike in some national parks, with maybe some agencies for example?

      Thank you in advance :)Hello!

      I'm interested for a long time to visit the island of Sulawesi. I know it's a diving paradise but I've heard there are apparently many social/racial/religious tenses. And I'd like to avoid any troubles. So is there any kind of problems I should be afraid of or is Sulawesi a nice spot to visit, despite some remote tensions that are not tourists concern?

      Plus I'd like to rent a car there if it's possible, because I know it's easier plus the island is huge. Is that possible? I mean the main roads look pretty fine so...

      About the infrastructures, is that easy to go on islands with ferries or to hike in some national parks, with maybe some agencies for example?

      Thank you in advance :)

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    • Solo travel during Christmas - New Year period

      Bali Nov 7, 2016 at 4:47 AM

      I've (25, Male) been thinking of doing a quick solo trip to Bali at the end of this year. Basically would want to fly out of here (Melbourne) on the...— 02/01/2017...back in time for work/the new year

      I think I'm opting more for a relaxing period as I've been in Melbourne during this holiday period my whole life, being from Melbourne you can imagine the partying that would've been done.

      Ideally in my head it's...soak up the Sun all day every day I would be there, get to know Bali a bit more. Then night time I guess would speak for itself

      This would be me traveling solo for the first time
      -Is this an okay time to fly out?
      -Anyone here thinking of doing the same?
      -Is it possible to choose activities to do whilst I'm there, and not necessarily have to pre-plan/organise them here?
      -Anything you guys would suggest/advise/advise against?
      -Anything you may think I need to know, I'm all ears

      Thanks guys,

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      January for 7 nights

      Bali Nov 3, 2016 at 9:59 AM

      Hi members
      I have an opportunity at short notice to visit Bali mid January for 7 nights while i appreciate it is rainy season
      I thought it was worth the visit as it is only a small extra fee from airline to stop off...... would you agree?
      if so is 7 nights too long should it be 5?
      next if staying where is the best location to be and of course where would i find a simple hotel (clean and tidy, fresh linen with good shower and breakfast). and suggestion of costs for basic hotel.
      here's hoping some members can help me with this decision (as has always been the case in the past :)

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      Bus schedule from Banjarmasin going West.

      Banjarmasin Apr 15, 2014 at 8:16 AM

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

      1 Answer Apr 30, 2014 at 4:00 AM
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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

       

      1 Answer May 5, 2014 at 8:14 PM
    • hotel in Martapura

      Martapura Aug 26, 2013 at 7:53 AM

      Is there any hotel in Martapura?

      1 Answer Aug 26, 2013 at 7:55 AM
    • getting around canals and to floating markets

      Banjarmasin Mar 3, 2011 at 1:50 AM

      I am wondering how easy it is to get a guide to take us in a boat around the canal system and to floating market. Would it be easy to arrange once in Banjarmasin or is it something that needs to be arranged before arrival. We are planning on being there for 2 days in July and would welcome any recommendations. Thank You.

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      Going upstream from Banjarmasin

      Banjarmasin Oct 29, 2010 at 2:31 PM

      I have many questions, and would welcome contact with locals from the area. I am still doing my research, but it looks like I must go to Kalimantan! I am a diamond miner. I dig. I do not work for any company, only myself and the miners who chose to be partners with me. I am very good at what I do, but the diamond fields in Arkansas, USA, are used up.

      do the miners in Kalimantan still find good stones? Do they get good prices when selling? My buyers in USA pay from4-$20 a point [400-2,000 a carat] They want me to go to Kalimantan and dig the way we do in the USA. It is a very productive way to work.

      Are the mineral rights in the ground held by property owners or the Indonesian government? Will the local miners work with an American? I am not rich. I work very hard, and very smart. Is it difficult to get government work permits for an American?

      Are there many crocodiles in the rivers? Are there many poisonous snakes? Are the fish good to eat?

      2 Answers Oct 31, 2010 at 2:59 AM
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      Banjamarsin - have you been there?

      Banjarmasin Sep 20, 2007 at 8:19 PM

      I would be interested in hearing from any member who has been to Banjamarsin. Did you use the town as a base for exploring further afield, did you go on day trips? Did you make your own arrangements or did you travel as part of an organised tour? Having read conflicting comments, I am trying to ge a feel for the place, as I would really like to spend some time in Kalimantan.

      2 Answers Sep 30, 2007 at 2:00 AM
    • PT. Rizki Mining Pratama

      Martapura Dec 15, 2006 at 11:45 PM

      We are looking for the address of the following company as well as their communication style:
      PT. Rizki Mining Pratama
      Last time their address was:
      Jl. Menteri IV GG. Swakarya II
      No. 80 Sei Paring
      But we cannot find them any more.
      Can anybody help us.
      Brgds,
      Proscoke

      1 Answer Dec 9, 2009 at 6:08 PM
    • To reach

      Karambu Aug 25, 2006 at 9:54 AM

      How to reach Karambu from Pontianak? How far is Karambu from Palangkaraya?

      1 Answer Sep 1, 2006 at 5:04 AM