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May 15, 2005 - Surabaya, Java, Indonesia

I usually only post a location if I spend the night there. In this case, though, I wanted the map to show more accurately how I got to Bromo. At the airport at Surabaya, on Java, I looked for a metered taxi to get a better chance at a good rate. There weren't any, so the first guy I asked said his fare to the bus station was 250,000 rupiah-or about 10 times the going rate. Sometimes their imperfect English has them saying thousand when they mean hundred or hundred thousand when they merely mean a thousand. This might have been the case, but...

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