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Mount Merapi

Well, I flew down to Central Java after school on Friday. Checked into the Hyatt Regency, and had some dinner. At 2:00 AM, a small bus picked up three of us, and took us 30 miles north of the hotel to a nice viewing spot of Mount Merapi. We were 6 kilometers from the mountain….

Java Kini Magazine

Today I got a phone call from the editor of the Java Kini magazine. She had apparently seen one of my photos (the one above), and wants to do a story about me, and my trip to Aceh last year. She will also feature the book, “Letters from Aceh” in her story. That is pretty…

JT5 DVD Premier

The “Boy’s Trip” members all met last night for the premier of the video from our Flores trip. The trip is called JT5 (5th “Jamie” Trip) after our good friend Jamie who was killed in the first Bali bombing. The DVD was excellent, and had us all laughing in hysterics with one scene of Tom…

My First Post

This is my first attempt at a blog entry on my new site. If all works well, I will use this webpage to keep the family updated on the happenings here in Indonesia.