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RE: Living in Indo« on: January 19 2006 01:01:00 »
The story about JOSE ANGEL and Nat Young is true. Your claiming to be JOSE ANGEL'S son speaking like that? How sad..... I am married to JOSE ANGEL"S REAL SON "JOHNNY ANGEL". He would never ever speak and use the words that you have used.... The "ANGEL FAMILY" has long time close friends from AUSTRALIA that surfed with JOSE in the 60's that still come to the NORTH SHORE (HAWAII) to visit MOZELLE (JOSE'S WIFE). Jose's real son "JOHNNY ANGEL" is a lifeguard on the NORTH SHORE at "Waimea Bay" and "Pipeline". He is the most "humble and friendliest" person that you could ever meet. He would never speak about anyone using the language that you used...... Aloha, Johnny & Kelly Angel
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #1 on: February 21 2006 04:02:00 »
Wow, it's amazing that so much crap can stem from a simple request for info. Good on the guy for having a dream re: staying in indo for a while...dream first, then do
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #2 on: February 21 2006 11:02:00 »
Here's what I have to say on the subject as someone who has spent most of the last 8 years in Indonesia.
The 60 day visa can not be extended. If some people are doing so by paying backhanders so be it but if you do that you risk (a) being ripped off & losing your money (b) being hit with $25 per day overstay charges (c)being booted out & not being allowed back & you WILL want to come back!
The 6 month Social Budaya visa mentioned above, is issued initially for 60 days but then has to be renewed ona monthly basis at the local immigration office. You need a sponsor letter from an Indoneian, as well as copies of both sides of their KTP (identity card) you MAY also be asked to provide proof of funds & return ticket.
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #3 on: February 21 2006 11:02:00 »
Working in Indonesia is not allowed without a work visa. If you are thinking of working illegaly why risk it for $40 - $50 per month! I have a business in Indo & still have to return to UK to restock the coffers!
I am not a sufer but live in Kuta Lombok, so if anyone wants info on the area just let me know.
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #4 on: February 23 2006 05:02:00 »
so many people are reading this post i thought i'd ask my question here to see if i can get an answer. am heading to padang next week and was just wondering if anyone could let me know about public transport around southern sumatra. and or cheap accomodation near some waves. please be kind and share your knowledge. peace to you all.
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #5 on: February 23 2006 07:02:00 »
I work 6 months hard at home in sydney every year and have enough $ for 6-8 months in indo living like a king! done it for the last 4 years and dont know when or if ill be able to stop. I agree follow your dreams there's time to grow up later. Been all across indo, no tour package, no charter boats! Don't follow the road that was left before you, forge your own and leave a trail..
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #6 on: February 24 2006 18:02:00 »
Kane: "tThem Aussies should just stay at home and play with their smells sheep, thats what they are good at!"
Wow. That's some great use of the English language. Guess you showed us dumb Aussies hey?
There are a heap of American wankers. There are a heap of Australian wankers.
Wankiness is not racially specific. So lay the f*ck off!
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #7 on: March 23 2006 02:03:00 »
I just got done reading all the posts.. Some positive others not. I am also heading to Indo soon to explore, and surf. To Shawn and any one else like the other guy said,just go for it. I grew up in England and moved to the states in 91, Florida, P.R,costa rica
colorado, oahu and now kauai. Any thing is possible if you want it. Manifest it into your life. peace love and happiness to all. Spread Aloha not stink..
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #8 on: March 23 2006 07:03:00 »
I as well will be heading to Indo, Via Singapore, early April. i an now in india and do not have my board. i was wondering where the best place to pick one up one is? what is the best place to start. I was thinking i would probanly fly to Jakarta, but plans are always flexible. I have never been to indo, and will be traveling alone so any help would be great. thanks!
RE: Living in Indo« Reply #9 on: March 25 2006 15:03:00 »
eh sorry I dont know a thing about Indo infos but i'm kinda in the same boat as the original poster. I want to go to indo, but I was reading canadian embassy "traveler's information" about indo and they're saying there're several terrorists menace posted and that any canadian in there should leave the country and no canadian should plan to go there either... is the political/religious climate so bad? ... I'm thinking about going to Panama instead... are the waves all year long in each place? im planning my trip from May to august and i guess indo would be cheaper. I'm still a beginner surfer so considering that does it still worth it going to Indo ? Panama? I just dont care about sleeping in cheap hostels and such accomodation.... ah sorry long post, take care all!