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|Indonesia has a very diverse life styles. There are many rich
people, and at the same time there are poor people too. In big cities, like
Jakarta, you will find big houses which may be more expensive than houses
in Beverly Hills. (The land itself is so expensive, as if there is gold
underneath.) In slum areas, you will see homeless people live on the street.
In street intersection you will see beggars going from car to car begging
Most brochures talk about the beauty of Indonesia. This site will
document everything; the good, the bad, and the ugly. You deserve the
In this new update I add more good things about Indonesia, since many
readers suggested that I should not leave out many good things. I hope, now,
it is more balanced. I added more pictures and will add more in the future
(a friend lent me his digital camera for those pictures. I wish I have one
of my own. Want to donate a digital camera?).
About this page: reasons behind the creation
of this page
Water system: drinking water, etc.
Electricity and electronic equipments
in Indonesia. (updated 29 March 2002 with
a picture of electrical outlet in Indonesia)
Entertainment: what we do for
entertainment, prices of cassette tapes, CDs, VCDs, DVDs, and others, pirated
games, software, and CDs.
Health system: health insurance is not common (yet), which means you
have to pay big bucks if you're sick.
Food: the type of food we eat (created 11
Kids: kids in Indonesia are the same
with other kids in the world
Prices: want to know how much some things
cost in Indonesia?
TV system: PAL, limtted cable TV in Jakarta but not in other parts
of Indonesia, but there's satellite.
driving in Indonesia,
Jakarta-Bandung train schedule, how to get
to Bandung from Jakarta
transportation (updated: 28 january 2002 with info on flight from jakarta
Smoking Indonesia is heaven for smokers
(updated: 12 July 2000)
Clothing: what to wear in Indonesia (created:
2 Sept 2000)