Jakarta can come across as a dirty and crowded city. Even though it’s only one street (Palatehan road with a few bars where you can play hooker snooker, e.g. Jakarta’s backpacker’s area is called Jalan Jaksa and is situated in Central Jakarta.
It also has some of the worst traffic problems in the world. So if you want to go from one area to another you’ll probably be stuck in traffic. Hotels are more expensive than other countries in South East Asia (like Thailand, Cambodia, Philippines, Vietnam,…).
The length of the week is often affected by each university's tradition as well as financial and physical constraints.
four or five weeks, depending on program, at Chalmers).
In a quiet mountain village in central Indonesia, Wadianti picks up her newborn and cradles the baby girl in her arms.
Wadianti is only 19 years old and her shy smile reveals a set of braces, like that of many teens.
In our complicated world, any simplification of the events around us is welcome and, in fact, almost necessary.
We need to feel our place in history; it helps in our constant search for self-identity.