Monthly Archives: May 2016

A weekend in Batam: Living on the edge!

The people and islands of Indonesia exemplify the saying ‘living on the edge’. The Riau Malay people were traditionally fishermen who needed to be living close to their food source.It was only  35 years ago that Batam consisted of jungle, mainly uninhabited with … Continue reading

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A Weekend  in Batam – Bikes and Boats and a Bridge

Getting around Batam, like many Asian cities I have visited is an adventure. Road rules are more of a suggestion and red traffic lights only mean stop if you feel like it. Lanes are flexible with cars and trucks travelling … Continue reading

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A Weekend in Batam, Indonesia -Eating natural wholesome food.

Batam, Indonesia is a small Island just a 1 hr ferry ride from Singapore. It is vastly different to the clean, smick, organised world of Singapore. I was fortunate to be able to visit a friend for a weekend to … Continue reading

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