The Thousand Red Question Marks: We’d heard the horror stories: trash so thick that the beach was rendered useless; reefs a wasteland choked by the city’s rampant pollution; facilities more abysmal than relaxing. But we still had to go—we just had to. Even before moving to Jakarta we had our eyes on Pulau Seribu—that… Continue reading Pulau Seribu: Indonesia’s Maldives?
Having spent two weeks in training and two with my students, I’ll go ahead and deem myself sufficiently wise in ways of all schools Asian. Yes, it’s high time I compare the Indonesian schooling apparatus to the home-cooked variety I left back in Missouri. Isn’t a month, after all, plenty of time to know plenty… Continue reading The Nitty Gritty: Back to Work