Archive for September, 2009

Again, More Motorcycles

Being a motorcycle rider for more than ten years through the streets of Jakarta, I know that being a motorcycle rider in Jakarta can be hazardous, even lethal sometimes; especially if you are not being careful enough. Safety riding is of utmost importance and also a must.

It could be that I am imagining things, but I feel that most motorcycle rider in Jakarta doesn’t really care about other people’s safety, all they care is themselves. They ride recklessly just so they can ride faster and get to their intended destinations faster, at the expense of other people that is.

If just half of the total motorcycle riders behave irresponsibly like that, you can perhaps begin to imagine what a chaos it was like. Every day the number of cars and motorcycles is increasing, while the road pretty much remained the same. Read the rest of this entry »

Perhaps Later

I just have my roof repaired these last two days. The damages were quite severe, but fortunately it is quite finished. I was quite relieved earlier last night thinking that I didn’t have to worry about rain anymore since the repairs are almost finished. Well apparently I was wrong.

It has been raining for 5 hours straight and it shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. It is one of the heaviest rains I’ve ever experienced, and apparently quite finished is not enough to stop the roof from leaking. There are still some spots where the rain leaked through, and the only way to prevent it from leaking is if the repairs are 100% finished. Read the rest of this entry »