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TravelPod Member ReviewsFormosa Hotel Batam
Big Room, old hotel but located in the midle of town so its easy to go everywhere in Batam. Ordinary food.
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Or Kopi Ginseng at the nineteenth hole
Speaking of golf – two dollars for nine holes?
And I have to climb those hills myself?
When I consider how my life is spent
Ere half my days climbing those hills
It’s a wonder I can walk at all!
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I had two objectives in pekanbaru.
One, to find a kris manufacturer and to pick his brains. After at least a dozen enquiries I conclude there; is very little english spoken in town; kris now means any sort of knife; and there is no craftsman in town. And not any local interest either. Even the blacksmith I found uses oxy acetalyn to ...
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