Title: Solo Diaries (Indonesia)

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URL: http://solodiaries.blogspot.com/

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Indonesian "Cuisine" - 25/Jul/2009 08:03 - 5417 days ago
It seems that Indonesian‘cuisine’ really boils down to a few simple concepts, and you will soon see why that statement is a ...
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Spiders Scorpions&Dragons Oh My! - 11/Jul/2009 10:34 - 5431 days ago
I have just returned from a fantastic vacation to the rugged landscape and white sandy beaches of Flores and Komodo National Par...
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Javanese Wedding - 25/Jun/2009 12:03 - 5447 days ago
I had the sincere pleasure this past weekend of being part of a Javanese wedding. One of the expats here in Solo, Michael Mickle...
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Adventures In Motorcycling - 22/Jun/2009 09:35 - 5450 days ago
Muscle memory is a very cool thing. I remember, not too long ago, feeling very awkward on my motorcycle. I performed such amazin...
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Little Things Part 2 PART 2 - Urgent Car Washing Update - 11/Jun/2009 01:50 - 5461 days ago
I'm sorry I couldn't resist this urgent update to my 'Car Washing' segment from Little Things Part 2. If you have not already se...
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Countdown - 10/Jun/2009 01:37 - 5462 days ago
As of today I have approximately 8 weeks left in Indonesia; I am a little more than 2/3 of my way through this journey. Time to ...
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Little Things Part 2 - 18/May/2009 11:13 - 5485 days ago
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Omens - 13/May/2009 13:09 - 5490 days ago
I have a fairly narrow view of the world; I am not a religious person, and am generally not shy to admit that I embrace no spiri...
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Adventures in Jakarta - 01/May/2009 09:24 - 5502 days ago
st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) }The Indonesian government recently introduced a new law proclaiming that all foreigners in the cou...
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Little Things - 26/Apr/2009 08:53 - 5507 days ago
There are all kinds of quirky little things that I have noticed about Indonesia; each doesn’t necessarily deserve its own blog...
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Working Life - 16/Apr/2009 11:45 - 5517 days ago
I am a fish out of water.At Randstad (or any other company) I would have a pretty good idea of what to do or at least how to get...
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Democracy, Indonesian Style - 06/Apr/2009 09:59 - 5527 days ago
Something tells me I need to be very careful in writing this entry. Solo was the centre of deadly political rioting during the...
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The Long Arm of the Law - 03/Apr/2009 11:16 - 5530 days ago
I was starting to feel pretty confident here in Indonesia. For example, I only get lost once per day now instead of two or thre...
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Solo in Solo - 29/Mar/2009 05:35 - 5535 days ago
Well I have arrived in Solo after what seems an eternity. All of the new volunteers were apprehensive about actually moving to o...
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End of an Era - 29/Mar/2009 05:02 - 5535 days ago
I have left Bali behind, and along with it the 9 people I have come to think of as friends here in Indonesia. We were ten strang...
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Ubud and the Close Call - 16/Mar/2009 05:31 - 5548 days ago
This was my last weekend in Bali before I go off to Solo for my placement. Jenny (a co-volunteer and world traveler extraordinai...
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Facing My Nemesis - the Motorcycle - 12/Mar/2009 06:28 - 5552 days ago
The main method of transport in Indonesia is“sepeda motor” (motorcycle) which includes three categories of vehicle, scooters...
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Why am I here? - 04/Mar/2009 10:15 - 5560 days ago
A few entries ago, as I sat in Chicago waiting for my flight to Korea at the start of this journey, I had a moment to think abou...
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Flora&Fauna - OK, just Fauna - 25/Feb/2009 07:09 - 5567 days ago
I live near High Park in Toronto so I have seen my share of wildlife; countless squirrels, Canada Geese, and of course, the inev...
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Untitled - 25/Feb/2009 07:04 - 5567 days ago
The BalineseAs each day passes in this frenzied city, I think my understanding of the Balinese people increases. At the risk of ...
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Untitled - 17/Feb/2009 09:24 - 5575 days ago
HomestayToday I moved out of the Homestay in Sanur and into the home of a family in Denpasar, where I will remain during languag...
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Untitled - 16/Feb/2009 07:10 - 5576 days ago
Day One– BaliSleep was fleeting on my first night in Bali, my circadian rhythms are completely out of whack as Bali is 13 hour...
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The Journey to Indonesia - 12/Feb/2009 11:16 - 5580 days ago
I have arrived safe and sound in Bali after a 30-hour commute from Toronto. My day started on Sunday February 8 at 4:00am. The a...
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Untitled - 08/Feb/2009 15:45 - 5584 days ago
OK so far this is been one of the most boring blogs ever; I have not written a thing since creating it! I intend to change that ...
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Untitled - 13/Jan/2009 00:08 - 5610 days ago
This is my first attempt at a Blog so please have mercy! This is the first of what will become many entries.I am creating this s...
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