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Topic: Living in Indo
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Topic: Living in Indo
Views: 28329 Replies: 107

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shawn

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Living in Indo

Hey, me and couple of my buddies are thinking about trying to live in Indo and surf for a year or so once we graduate college.  Is it plausible for a couple of Americans getting chill jobs (bartending, waiting, something easy etc) and being able to live and surf all the time?  We're not bums, but we were thinking about living the life for a while. ;)  Let me know if housing, food, lifestyle is worth living there.  Thanks.



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RE: Living in Indo

no, i wont let ya know!!!!!!!!

By:

shawn

RE: Living in Indo

I guess that means it is worth living there! :)  I just wanted some info on possible jobs, what it's like to live there, upsides, downsides... stuff like that.



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RE: Living in Indo

mate no offence but you americans have NO IDEA

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RE: Living in Indo

Indonesia is an overcrowded third world country! Don't have the illusion to earn money with jobs like working in a bar. There are millions of people there who would dy for a job like that and work for less then a dollar a day!

By:

Jimmy

RE: Living in Indo

Forget about it, what you guys make in a 2 weeks is a years salary over there. I don't think you'd even be able to get a visa for more than 1 month stay.
Find another location.

By:

Dai

RE: Living in Indo

Your joking mate - unless you want to work for $2 per day. Work 2 months in the states and you can live out there for a year.

By:

shawn

RE: Living in Indo

I guess you got the wrong impression.  We're not going to make money.  We just want to surf all the time.  But we figured we'd need beat jobs to stay afloat.  So, forget the money part.  How about living over there?  I think I understand that it's not quite as high a standard of living.  Will we have problems finding a one room bungalow on the beach, or a shack to crash in at night?

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RE: Living in Indo

What the other guys have said is pretty much the truth about indonesia.  It's overcrowded country and its really hard to find a part time job to suppport yourself while you're over there unless you guys are loaded and can afford to live there for a year. Finding a place to crash is not that hard, and it depends on where abouts in indonesia you will be staying.  The standard of living in indonesia is not high.  And I suggest you find out more about the visa.



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RE: Living in Indo

Appreciate the advice.  We'll be doing a bit more research.


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