New kid on the blog
Just stumbled across your blog while hunting for the annual rainfall figures for Bogor (& Kabupaten).
I too live on the banks of the nasty Ciliwung, at Balai Rakyat in Condet (next to the Army boot camp at Rindam Jaya). Got flooded out two weeks ago - trust you did too.
; marooned is a better word.)
Check out my blog too. We'll cross-link if you're interested.
I wonder if Byron has realized that we've met occasionally and certainly know of each other by reputation.
Have a look at his page of photos taken on a bike ride back from Bandung. But a word of caution: doom_graphisch
is responsible for the blogger template and photo retouches and is aptly named. With nigh on 30 photographs at c.70kb each, this is a 2mb page which is distinctly non-browser friendly for anyone without broadband. This means most internet users in Indonesia.
But Jakartass is nothing if not hospitable, so welcome to the blogosphere Byron. It'll be interesting to see how you progress and what you have to say about life in the Big Durian.
And for more blog news in Asia, Simon's World has the latest round up; this edition contains partially trusted lawyers, Korean-Japan football, gold-plated Chinese newspapers, Chinese funded Russian oil, history repeating, the blogging of the tsunam
i (via my post yesterday), blogger interviews and a Hello Kitty toaster, plus much more ...
I recently invited Simon to a blogger's brunch; I'm glad he's accepted the invite. As the foremost explorer of the region's blogosphere, I wonder if he's discovered Bpeace in Kabul, a group who
volunteer to help women in war-torn countries grow sustainable businesses.
Like Our Man in Hanoi, they are chronicling the power of individuals to empower others. More power to them I say.