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Overview

  • 45 References 15 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Indonesian; learning French, Japanese
  • 41, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Full-time mom, part-time engineer
  • Master degree on Industrial Engineering
  • From Magelang, Jambi, Palembang, Depok, Jakarta
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About Me

MY TRAVEL NOTES: https://perjalananbunda.wordpress.com/

I always like to travel, here is the list of places where I lived/visited in Indonesia.
- Sumatra Island: Jambi, Palembang, Baturaja, Muara Enim, Lampung, Belitung, Medan.
- Java Island: Jakarta and Thousand Islands, Anyer-Banten, Depok, Bogor, Bandung-Lembang-Sumedang, Subang-Purwakarta, Sukabumi-Pangandaran, Purwokerto, Magelang-Yogyakarta-Solo, Semarang-Salatiga, Ngawi, Nganjuk, Madiun, Malang, Surabaya, Kediri.
- Bali Island.
- Lombok Island: Hiked Mount Rinjani, got around Mataram and The Gilis.
- Sumbawa Island: Hiked Mount Tambora, visited Bima (Lakey Beach was awesome!)
- Sulawesi Island: Makassar and some nearby islands.

This beautiful country of mine actually has 17,508 islands, means there are too many places that I haven't visited (and I must visit) someday. Next trip should be going to Kalimantan Island, Komodo Island, Maluku Island, Papua Island, insya Allah.

PHILOSOPHY

Success is never final, failure is never fatal.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Well, initially for "sharing" spirit. But not sure anymore. Lately lots of members are just being free loaders, no such idea of "hospitality exchange", dont care about local culture (even not about their host), and they would not host anyone at their own place...yet they would expect to have full service like staying in hotel with fully guided city tour (later leave nothing but garbage behind). But let's see...I still believe that some CSers are kind and grateful travelers, the ones who will come to be friends.

Interests

I want to be a writer, wish that someday there will be someone who's willing to pay me to do nothing other than writing.

Music, Movies, and Books

My favourite movies are "Terminator Salvation" and "Avatar" (because of Sam Worthington), also Bourne trilogy (I believe in conspiracy theories).

My music is POP...I know, sounds cheap, but Spice Girls never die!

I like any books written by Agatha Christie, Sydney Sheldon, Dan Brown...sometimes Barbara Cartland (whenever I feel mellow).

My favourite music clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3O7jPPDprI

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Travel duo with my son is always amazing thing to do. At age 11 years old, now he's an avid traveler and a charming travelmate. He taught me to see things from a kid's eyes, then world seemed much more beautiful and fun.

Teach, Learn, Share

I love cooking! Let's teach, learn, share our each other's recipe.

Countries I’ve Visited

Afghanistan, Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey

Countries I’ve Lived In

Indonesia

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