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Google’s traffic in Indonesia declines 65% during Idul Fitri

September 1, 2011 by Remco | 0 comments

Idul Fitri, a time of family bonds, reunion with old friends, forgiveness and a fresh start.  Idul Fitri, the time of year that Indonesia nearly comes to a complete stop. Everyone packs their bags, jumps on their bike or in the car and heads to their hometown for a yearly reunion with family and friends. Because they pretty much do that at the same time and over the same roads (not much choice) this causes incredible mind blowing traffic jams.

At the same time, people who stay behind in Jakarta get to enjoy Jakarta for one week without the usual traffic jams, without the excessive pollution. Idul Fitri, besides the fact that it stands for reunions, family bonds, friendship and forgiveness, it also stands for excesses in traffic, and not only on the roads.

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Selamat Idul Fitri 1432 H.

August 26, 2011 by Remco | 0 comments

Hi friends, colleagues and business partners. Please be careful in traffic during mudik and enjoy the time with family and friends. No worries, we’ll watch out over Jakarta during Lebaran. Happy holidays! Check my Lebaran message made for Trijaya FM HERE.