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September 18, 2014
by Latitudes

Indonesia Behind the Wheel

Most guide books to Indonesia advise foreigners against driving in Indonesia. They make this recommendation on the basis of the notion that “there are no rules” here for driving. Latitudes, however, has recently discovered a copy of the traditional Indonesian driving code, the Dharma Ningmarga, in a newly-excavated candi near Modjokuto, Java and has commissioned its translation from the original Kawi script into English as a service to the nation and its inhabitants.

September 16, 2014
by Latitudes

No Naipaul at Ubud Writers Festival

Nobel Laureate Sir VS Naipaul will no longer be joining the literary lineup for this year’s Festival. As a not-for-profit Festival, the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) relies on the goodwill and generosity of sponsors, partners and the authors and artists who so graciously donate their times and resources. The revenue raised through Festival ticket sales enables it to look forward to the following year’s events, ensuring that the UWRF can continue to bring the world’s leading authors, artists, thinkers and performers together on a global stage.