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How to Survive in A Country Where You Don’t Speak the Language (and They Don’t Speak Your Language Either)

      I was on a field trip a week ago to places faaar away from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. So I went to Bhairahawa (Siddharthanagar District) and Buwtol (Rupandehi District) to check the implementation of community forest. I had to take a bus for 8 hours journey by myself, slept in a (kinda) creepy hotel, travel to the border of Nepal and India and went back to Kathmandu using an overnight…

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2015 is (Not Just) A New Year Resolution

It was 2007, I was still a sophomore student of my bachelor study back in Indonesia. While attempting to collect data for my paper on Central Asia regional issues, I stumbled upon a website of a young Indonesian man who travels from China to Afghanistan, across Central Asia countries. Although I was just looking for articles of oil issues in the region, I could not resist not to stare at…

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Travel Inspiration: Agustinus Wibowo

I was about to search for some books on public policy but ended up somehow in Agustinus Wibowopage. He is an Indonesia young traveler who has wandered around unknown cities in Middle Asia. He is one of my biggest inspirations to travel with low budget, in order to explore the unique cultures of people from the far far away land.…

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