Tag Archives: Indonesia

This is what I see when I see Muslims

I have been withholding this post for some time, partly because I dread the vitriol it may create, but mostly because I wanted my anger to subside. Why angry? It goes back a few months to a news report from … Continue reading

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Bored on a Sunday

With nothing much else to do, I decided to take my daily walk a little early today and satisfy some curiosity about the waterfront area about a half mile from my apartment. The area is behind the Pacific Palace Hotel … Continue reading

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Here’s a travel tip

Never decide to visit Singapore from Batam on a holiday weekend, even if it’s a Christian holiday (Easter) and there are mostly Muslims on Batam. My 60-day period between visa runs was due to expire on April 4 (Easter Sunday) … Continue reading

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