Monthly Archives: December 2014

Biking Through the Pines of Mount Manglayang

Manglayang Mountain is one of the favorite bicycle routes located in East Bandung. A combination of forests, valleys and extreme terrains becomes an attraction of the area. The mountain is as high as 1,800 meters is the eastern-most mildstone from the … Continue reading

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Christmas at Goodies

Santa found his way to Goodies Restaurant at Smiling Hill, Batam, Christmas day. The neighborhood children could not have been happier, queuing up well before his arrival at the Goodies entrance. This annual event at Goodies features a large buffet, … Continue reading

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A little Christmas charity

Every year, when I can,I have made an effort to give to those more in need than most. In Costa Rica, Jack and I donned Santa hats and gave our toys to children in a very poor neighborhood. In Batam, … Continue reading

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