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RE: Living in Indo« on: August 07 2005 02:08:00 »
how did this post get to this?? if you read the first one about a guy wanting to live in indo and now its the USA vs AUS shit slinging match!! the world is one fuked up place and full of idiots the proof is right here in this forum post. im aussy yeah so what who cares where u are born if u act a wanker u are a wanker dosnt matter if u aus of usa, as for nat young thats nat young, as for the aussy in scotland thats one aussy who cares these examples are pointless. i
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #1 on: August 07 2005 19:08:00 »
In my experience, a tosser is just that...a tosser. Just because he happens to be Aussie/Yank/Brit or from the Planet Zanussi..makes no difference. So quit the racist claptrap and lets move on eh?
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #2 on: August 11 2005 20:08:00 »
ok mate heres the drill.
been going to indo for 10 years and there are a few ways to stay for ages.
first forget what everyone is telling you because it is very easy to stay for a year.
you are after a "kitas" visa. it costs about 1500 us and allows you to stay for 12 months. you can come and go as you please.
you can work for club med at nusa dua, you can teach english,
you can get a 60 day visa with extention options and do visa runs to malaysia or singapore for $200 us return.
you can stay in air con comfort for $10 us a day breakfast included at lakey peak or padang padang (as well as everywhere else) average meal is 1 or 2 dollars us (10 to 20000 rupiah) beer is about 7500 ($75c)
research is your best ally, hit the INDONESIAN consulute website or see a costoms agent.
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #3 on: August 12 2005 10:08:00 »
im an american and i dont like them,rather i should say first i 100 percent agree with care factor =o above your a wanker if your a wanker dont matter where you come from.but im from the US and the people there are good you know ,its the damn government bullshit we ALL HATE ,its screwed i admit im emberrassed to be american because of the politics ,but aussies,english,irish ,scottish,and other great nations are participating also so lets be fair and hate on all these messed up and i dont mean messed up ,governments ,.@#$!%*&^$the government,things like invading a country should be put to a vote or something cause i dont think anyone wanted to invade iraq for no farkin reason,PEACE TO ALL SURFERS
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #4 on: September 13 2005 08:09:00 »
I've had many dreams about hitting Indo when I finish Uni also. I'd like to hear how the American dude gets on.
Oh, Yanks are cool.
This forum has boosted my ambition.
Look, I'd like to plug South Aussie waves here - people always go to token surf destinations, but I think there are plenty of waves around the world free of tourists.
Yet Im sure clean tropical waves are something to drool over. I'm sick of seeing the same perfect waves in all the mags and movies.
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #5 on: September 13 2005 23:09:00 »
I agree with what Sean said about milking the system back home then going to indon and living it up. Heaps of foreigners live in Bali for ages without plans to go back. if you want to beat the crowds, I'd suggest you also spend some time in Sumatra. If there's two of you, you can rent a shack starting from USD5 a day. If you're staying for a few months you can always negotiate a price with the owners.
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #6 on: September 13 2005 23:09:00 »
People in Nias and Mentawai are friendly, not like the city vultures that are always trying to rip you off. That doens't mean though that you shouldn't be careful and always check the rates before you negotiate any price. Everything is pretty much laid back, and if you are polite, friendly, accomodating and integrate, you can get alot of things done. Don't ever throw a tantrum in Indonesia. And whatever you do, remember that you're in their country, so play by their rules. Be good to read about the culture, politics, blabla before you head there so you know what to expect. Have fun.
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #7 on: October 27 2005 23:10:00 »
save before you go and use the time renewing your visa inother countries by having a look around ,bali to penang to sumartra back to penang to thailand to phillipines to.....the door is open
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #8 on: November 20 2005 01:11:00 »
i just love indo
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #9 on: November 20 2005 04:11:00 »
you could braid winnups on kuta beach or sell rolex watchs to the gringos if you need work but there is a bit of competition in this field . maybe just save your coin first and then chill out there. if you want to do something constructive then volunteer to help out the local crew teaching english or whatever depending on your background.