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Kabar has written 20 posts for Kabar Indonesia

Finding Michi

Just when you think you know Bali, another hidden gem is revealed… Michi Retreat is an experience unlike any other on the island, and it owes its charm to the life of a remarkable personality.

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Zen in Vespas & Waves: Andrew Wellman

Avi Hazuria meets Bali-based pop artist Andrew Wellman.

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Villa Sungai, Bali

The Villa Sungai experience: a luxurious, secluded, five-star resort overlooking the Penet river and surrounded by lush tropical rainforest

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A Space for Art & Culture: gedungDUA8

GedungDUA8 is a building tucked into the heart of Kemang that functions as a space for exhibiting its collection of artifacts from eastern Indonesia, as a venue for events – with its various rooms and an amphitheatre – and as a place in which to be inspired as you work or contemplate.

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A Shared Inheritance: Gedung Arsip Nasional

Visiting Jakarta’s storied Gedung Nasional Arsip.

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About Kabar Indonesia

Kabar Indonesia is a magazine about the people and places of this fascinating archipelago. Dive in and get a taste of how much there is to discover… To share your stories of Indonesia, e-mail contribute@kabarmag.com. Enjoy! Share on Facebook

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Mengejar Ombak now in cinemas!

Mengejar Ombak, the award-winning documentary about Indonesian surfing sensation Dede Suryana, is on general release at Blitz Megaplex, Grand
Indonesia starting May 6, 2009, followed by Paris Van Java, Bandung, from May 13 onwards.

After the film’s success at the prestigious X-Dance Film Festival in
Utah, USA, winning awards for Best Emerging Filmmaker (for Dave Arnold and Tyrone Lebon) and Best Original Score, ‘Mengejar Ombak’ is finally hitting the big screen in Indonesia. The documentary feature offers a close and personal insight into the life of the young and talented Indonesian surfer, Dede Suryana (current Indonesian surf champion and 2-time Gold medallist at the Asian Beach Games). The film follows Dede as he embarks on his first serious season on the World Qualifying Series (WQS) – where he has been touted to become the first Asian to qualify for the World Championship Tour (WCT).

Wall Street Institute is giving away freebies with every ticket bought, and purchasers of 4 tickets or more are eligible for some great prizes from resort stays to Hurley gear. Spread the word!

See the trailer here:

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Big Ideas

From inspiring organizations to big-thinking individuals in education, the environment, design, sports, food, travel, and much more…the next edition of Expat Indonesia takes a look at some of the Big Ideas that are having a positive impact on this country.

If you have a story to tell, get involved before April 21st by emailing ed@kabarmag.com.

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Latest Issue: Kabar Indonesia 04

Issue 04 of Kabar Indonesia The islands of Indonesia have intrigued outsiders for centuries, drawing curious souls to these shores in search of everything from the Greater Bird of Paradise to gamelan music. It’s a stream of interaction that continues to find forms of expression as diverse as monkeys with dyed blonde hair dressed to […]

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Latest Issue: Expat Indonesia

Expat Indonesia 04 In issue 04 of Expat Indonesia, we explore the Art of Living…from neo-colonial picnics in paradise to lost temples in Java. In Bali, we meet designer Pascal Morabito, a vivacious soul who treats his life as a work of art, and muse and painter Jeane and Nico Vrielink, who continue to derive […]

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