Friday, September 13, 2013

A Little Bit of My Hometown

So , i got a lot of this question : "Where is your hometown ? "

The short answer is : Padang !
The long answer is : Paaaaaaaaaadaaanggggg ! (lol , kidding ... )

the longer answer is : the capital of West Sumatra , Sumatra is a big island near Singapore and Malaysia

(Hint : The one in RED)

its a small-ish city by indonesia's standard (less than 1M pop. ) and its the slow-paced city .... the one where you can drive a car with just 10kph and no one will complain.

its not really a touristic city  , but there is a bunch of special islands nearby , Mentawai Islands. What so special about those islands ? they're surfing paradise ! (Huge waves )


Thursday, August 22, 2013

Basic facts of indonesia

Hi , I assume most of you already know about Bali Island , and yes , Bali is part of Indonesia.
Most people don't know a lot about Indonesia in general (or don't even know Indonesia at all)

1. Fourth Most Populous Country in The World

Here's the list :
1 China1,359,510,000
2 India1,232,910,000
3 United States316,511,000
4 Indonesia237,641,326

and Indonesia is world's most populous Islamic nation (even though we don't use Islamic law)

2. World's Largest Archipelago Country

Indonesia have more than 17,000 islands, and there is 5 big islands ( Borneo , Celebes/ Sulawesi , Sumatra , Papua , and Java) .Around 8,000 island have been named while only 900+ islands inhabited.

So, if you're going to Indonesia for travelling and you only have a few days , good luck with that :p

3. Languages

There are 700+ languages spoken across Indonesia with one official national language , Bahasa Indonesia.

Even though there is English lesson at school , its not used that much daily. So if you're planning to go to Indonesia , learn some Indonesian words


• There are 3 time zone in Indonesia :
 GMT +7 (Sumatra , Java )
 GMT  +8 (Bali , Half of Borneo )
 GMT +9 (Papua , Celebes)

•  Electricity : 220V/50Hz