Travel Blogs from Batam
... For the past six years, Paul has come to our house in Meranti for coffee every Friday that we have both been available. Our friendship has been built on those coffee discussions of life, literature, movies, and philosophy.
Paul was delighted to perform the ceremony for us and he and Lory set the time for 5:00 pm that afternoon. Lory and I had decided that the perfect venue would be on the green of the 15th hole at the Rumbai Golf and Country Club. The ...
The majestic Serpent Crested Eagle high on his lookout tower
The magnificent Rhinoceros Hornbill with his squawking Asian cousin
The beautiful brown winged Coucal hopping through the brush
The brilliant blue of the King Fisher in flight
The screeching of thirty Long Tail Parakeets swooping from tree to tree
Six years is a lifetime in the Jungle
Selamat tinggal, Rumbai
Our dog Chandini is the smartest dog in the world. This is not an overstatement, she is truly exceptional. This fact was driven home this morning on the Rumbai Golf Course, one of Chandi's favorite places in the world. But I am getting ahead of myself. Let me introduce Chandini, a Shih Tzu Poodle whose name is Urdu for "light of the silver moon." The name was a gift from Shamsa Mirza a good friend who worked with us at the International School of Islamabad. Chandi was born ...
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... like fire grates.
Of course, given the way my second item worked it possible the same process was operating!
My second objective seems the simpler. Buy a ferry ticket to Batam, going through the Riau Islands. Sadly I had 4 travel agents tell me either that they didn't arrange ferrys, or in 2 cases that ferrys ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet