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... one insisted ferrys all canceled due to flying being so much cheaper. So in the end I flew. Which didn't get me all the tropical island views and small town stops that I really thought would be ideal holiday time.
Pekanbaru? Think industrial, dusty, dirty and shockingly hot.
Not much else to say on that town...
I have a push button on one of the trees at my guest house.
I saw the security patrol push it. I think it is something that proves that they actually made their rounds out to this location.
Funny thing is - I don't see it connected to anything. Maybe it ...
An ex-coworker needed to go find some computer equipment. Since he was going into town, I decided to join him for a change in scenery.
The flower displays/signs are to announce parties (weddings, birthdays, graduations, etc). It was the first time I saw them in this part of indonesia.
The malls aren't much different than ...
One of my old co-workers works here now. He invited us to the normal Friday night game of frisbee football. Apparently most of the expat families meet at the international school every Friday. Then the guys play frisbee while the women talk and the kids play.
Hard to believe I ran around for over an hour. And the next day, I was SORE!!!
But the payoff - they had real pizza delivered. Much better than the food I was getting to eat.
... rice and you want knowww its a greaatttt taste .. deliciosoooo :D love this quiet city :D
2nd day we tried to exlplore this city.. we went to the waterpark and i think it was the only nice thing we could find in riau hehehe ;p We enjoyed the waterpark we swam until afternoon. after swam we went to Pekanbaru town, we found some malls / department stores in the town.