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Indonesia, Surabaya - TEFL Course Schedule (TESOL Certification)
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Important note from the management
This page is a list of possibilities and perils
Please view this as more caveat than endorsement
That being said ... Enjoy
Anggun is a thoughtful,and internationally-accomplished songstress originally from Indonesia.
A plethora of bars, nightclubs and discos await the visitor
A potpourri of diversions and distractions are available"If you don't keep your s--- wired tight at all time I guaran G--D--- tee you a trip home in a body bag." Sgt. Barnes in Oliver Stone's Platoon
You can go to the movies. There are a lot of theaters in Surabaya. The better ones, read that cleaner and safer, are the Mitra 21 chain. The best is now at PTC(Pakuwan Trade Center), part of the aptly named SuperMal(no that's not a typo), next the Galaxy Mall,then on to the Tunjunang Plaza. Lastly it's a tie between Jalan Pemuda is the Empire Theater at Nampermai Mall on Mayjen Sungkono.
For more active entertainment Surabaya is home to many nightclubs, disco, pubs and Karaoke bars.
Most of the bars have live bands. The music is okay. The musicians are good, as are the singers. Rock on.
The volume is the biggest concern.
The range can only be described as serious ear bleed.
Other venues for ear bleed noise levels are shopping malls, especially the Surabaya (formally Delta) Plaza on Jalan Pemuda.
Colors on Jalan Sumatra The food's good, and beer is cheap and it's cold. The band is usually a bit loud and the service is good.
Lido's is on Mayjen Sungkono, across from the new Vida Supermarket and next to the Kodak photo studio. The music is good and the food is quite good.
The Tavern in the Hyatt Good food, usually a decent band.
The bar at the Elmi Hotel Bring a jacket or sweater. It's quite cool due to an over-active AC.
Discos and Nightclubs
(Truthfully, I don't know the difference)
Hugo's Club in the Sheraton(easily accessible from Tunjunang Plaza)
Desperados in the Shangri-La Hotel
Terminal One in Pasar Atom
Kowloon'sOn the fourth floor,in the parking garage of the Delta Plaza
The RocksJln.HR Muhammad
Open everyday 1:00pmA good selection of Western and Indonesian food in a very modern and comfortable settingGood beerBeer, andMixed drinksA fish pond with the biggest catfish you'll ever seeSeating indoors and outdoorsServed hot at affordable prices
Jl Darmo Permai Selatan V/16 (031)7312709 Chinese and Seafood
Food Court 5th floor Tunjunang Plaza A variety of Indonesian and Western fast food.
Studio Food Court Near Cinema in PTC/Supermal. A variety of Indonesian and Western fast food.
Indigo in the Majapahit Hotel
Fajar in Tunjunang Plaza
Pizza Hut in Tunjunang Plaza, Galaxy Mall,PTC,right on Maygen Sungkono
Wendy's in Galaxy Mall
McDonalds in Tunjunang Plaza, Galaxy Mall,right on Mayjen Sungkono, and at Delta Plaza
KFC in Tunjunang Plaza,Galaxy Mall, and Delta Plaza
Subway in Tunjunang Plaza
Cafe Pisanear Hartono Electric, just after Papaya supermarket on the way to Supermal/PTC
Excelso's (Coffee bar and cafe) Serves decent snack food, including club sandwiches. They have great coffee, and darn good ice-cream.
Serving Authentic Chinese and Sea Food
One of the nicer restaurants in Surabaya. A quiet, pleasant place with a nice range of well-prepared Chinese and Seafood dishes.Located on Jl. Musi. (next to Gelora Pancasila)
To the best of our knowledge there are no vampires in Indonesia. Return to this page for further updates.
I like this place. Just use your head.
... things that make you go
Before YOU read any further Accept that sections of this one page are not a flattering, nor a complete, portrayal of Surabaya.
It does not,nor is it meant to,reflect the entirety of Indonesian society.
I have lived here for four years because I love this place and it's people. Indonesians are generous,warm and intelligent people.
Any society has it's dark side. This page represents a hint of that duality.
Aside from legal hassles there are scores of social taboos that we as foreigners couldn't begin to comprehend.
Meta-amphetamines are quite common here. There's nothing quite so special as a drugged-out dancer 'tripping' next to you, unless it's a group rocking back and forth, and sitting way too close for comfort.
If you partake, be warned ... the minimum sentence is four years.
Now listen closely Sparky; this is a foreign country.
Many of the clubs are pick-up joints. You can go scouting for your personal kicks.
LISTEN ... Not every Indonesian woman is overwhelmed by the wonder of you.
Recently I received an email ... Someone was complaining about the content.
Surabaya has a network of brothels catering to the highbrow and the lowbrow appetite, as well as the high and the low budget.
|Be Aware, be safe.|
Taxi prices just doubled. Taxi drivers all over the world have always tried to milk passengers for more money.
DO WHAT YOU WANT.
USE YOUR BRAIN ... WEAR A CONDOM
Remember that AIDS loves you whomever you are.
The movie script
After some some deliberations and some deep soul-searching I have decided …What the heck!
Here’s a link to the movie script.
This is fiction. Although the underlying themes and feelings are based on real events this story,these characters, do not represent Indonesian society, Indonesian women,men or the strict chronological order of events.
In some aspects the story came out of my experiences in South Korea which predated my time in Indonesia.
Comment on it.
Let’s get a deal and produce it.
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