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Nov 12, 2009 - Krakatoa, East of Java?

“Enam seratus sembilan puluh ribu rupiah, six hunderd and ninety thousand rupees? That’s expensive!“ I’m checking in at the Kalianda hotel (the upmarket choice of two my guidebook tells me) in Kalianda, a small village along the Sumatran coast closest to the Krakatau (Dutch/Indonesian spelling) and had asked the owner to find out if I could go on a boat trip to the islands tomorrow. “It is expensive”, he agrees, he should know, the ’superior’ room I am booking in his hotel is only Rp117.000, “but you are the only one and…”, he has this...

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Jul 13, 2005 - Sumatra

Hi everyone!just to let you know have arrived safe after our long journey which went well, stopped in Dubai which looks amazing! Was picked up in Lampung, Sumatra in a car playing the Beatles and then taken to KFC!typical!stayed a night in Jakarta which was a bit crazy but we are now settled in our house in Lampung which is very nice. Everyone is lovely but people keep looking at us! Anyway will put photos on soon, hope everyone is well, keep the messages coming. Love Kate.

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Jul 13, 2005 - Arrival

Hello Everyone! We have finally arrived at our destination, Lampung, Sumatra. After a very long flight and a night in crazy Jakarta we got to the house yesterday evening, which is lovely and have been made to feel very welcome. We have spent today at a seminar which was completely in Indonesian, so was very interesting!! We are trying to learn some of the language but not doing very well at the moment. Anyway this is just a quick message to say we arrived safely, we will both update again soon. Nice to hear from people, please leave us lots...

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