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    Travel to Indonesia

    practically no difference, it has been officially decided through ministry letter dated 13/10/2021 that tourism activities as visit visa activities which require visa index B211A
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    Travel to Indonesia

    now officially reduced to 5 days. https://en.tempo.co/read/1517158/international-traveler-quarantine-period-cut-to-5-days yes, we also just received revised offer from several hotels for 5 days quarantine in Jakarta. No Qatar air direct flight to DPS though.
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    Travel to Indonesia

    now, 19 countries are allowed to direct travel to Bali. The list of 19 countries is Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, New Zealand, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Liechtenstein, Italy, France, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Poland, Hungary and Norway. Other countries...
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    Travel to Indonesia

    We'll be travelling to Indonesia on Sunday. Until now, the hotels still insist for 8 days quarantine package. They are yet to receive any official letter to change to 5 days.
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    Bali opening?

    https://money.kompas.com/read/2021/10/11/192000626/pemerintah-izinkan-18-negara-boleh-masuk-ri-kecuali-singapura The Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment as well as the Coordinator for Handling PPKM for the Java and Bali regions, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan said 18 countries...
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    Bali opening?

    Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno said the quarantine period for foreign tourists entering Indonesia will be reduced from eight days to only five days. This reduction in the quarantine period has been approved by President Joko Widodo...
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    Bali opening?

    Bali Open from 14 October 2021 https://news.detik.com/berita/d-5752320/bandara-ngurah-rai-bali-buka-penerbangan-internasional-mulai-14-oktober?tag_from=wp_nhl_2 So far, I'm not able to find direct flight to Bali for 3rd week of October.
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    Bali opening?

    then you prefer this one?
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    Bali opening?

    dont have facebook - so i rely on this https://www.welcomebacktobali.com/
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    Travel to Indonesia

    We'll be traveling to Indonesia mid of next month. No ticket in my hands though, will wait the situations until early next month and decide the destination. As of today, only Jakarta and Manado airport are open for international flight. I heard. Bali will open in 1 - 2 weeks if they can...
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    OLY M.Zuiko ED 30mm f3.5 Macro Lens vs. the OLY 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens

    thanks Ardy, 18 months living in a bubble and still dont know when the door is open, that's hard. yup. I have to make a living ... for scuba diving :) the nice thing here in tropical country you can always find critters for 60mm macro
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    Feedback from EPL10 users needed

    I used EPL-1 until mid 2012 before upgrading to EM5M1 and then EM1M1 in 2015. EPL-10 certainly better than EPL-1. Here few pics taken with the EPL-1 Yawning frogfish by May by Wisnu Purwanto, on Flickr bumphead 2 by Wisnu Purwanto, on Flickr Me and reef by Wisnu Purwanto, on Flickr Risbecia...
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    OLY M.Zuiko ED 30mm f3.5 Macro Lens vs. the OLY 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens

    We move to Nigeria early of this year, and my IP address was banned by Scubaboard. Just recently I can access SB from my Desktop PC but not my mobile. Despite the pandemic, we made some trips including a dive trip. Our last dive trip was in August 2020 - red sea liveboard; then end of...
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    OLY M.Zuiko ED 30mm f3.5 Macro Lens vs. the OLY 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens

    I'll visit Bali mid / end of October 2021 for two weeks; rent a car to visit and dive Secret Bay, menjangan, Pemuteran, PJ. Kubu, Tulamben, Seraya, Amed, and Padang Bai. If time permit, Nusa Penida.
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    OLY M.Zuiko ED 30mm f3.5 Macro Lens vs. the OLY 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens

    Never try the 30mm but I do like and enjoy the 60mm; both underwater and topside. Sometime I even add strong diopter (Aquko IV - 2.5x) for very small object. All pics below taken with 60mm. Donut Doto Sp. by Wisnu Purwanto, on Flickr Zanzibar whip coral shrimp by Wisnu Purwanto, on Flickr...
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