Tag Archives: Goodies

A fond farewell to Batam

My final contribution to the Batam Happynings newsletter that I have been compiling for the past 2 1/2 years: Well, dear readers, my time in Batam, and Indonesia, is coming to an end. For the past 2 ½ years, as … Continue reading

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A vagabonder’s birthday

Sunday was my birthday. And Father’s Day. And the first time in many years that I had family around for either. It was so great that my daughter and granddaughter could come to Indonesia to visit. Such a treat for … Continue reading

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Election day in Indonesia

Actually, there are two election days here – one today for the national  legislature and local offices, and a second in July to elect a new president. The world’s third-largest democracy after India and the U.S. has 185.8 million voters eligible … Continue reading

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