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Balikpapan Travel Guide: 21 reviews and 46 photos

As I said on my introduction to my homepage, this is not a tourist destination. A strange place to live but it is peaceful and tropical. I am fortunate to have secured a great house that sits ontop of a hill overlooking the airport, ocean, the oil rigs out on the ocean and parts of Balikpapan.

From Balikpapan I am able to travel to Jakarta, Singapore, Sulawesi (Manado) and Bali for my long weekend getaways. All are less than 2 hours flying time.

There is not much to photograph in Balikpapan so I thought I would fill this page with photographs of my house.

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  • irishgalmtl's Profile Photo
    Dec 21, 2006 at 4:16 PM

    Hello there Simon, You are very welcome. Wow I think the crab rest. Is a great place to have a meal. And you have a very lovely home. Be safe over the holidays..Donna :)

  • Oct 8, 2006 at 4:55 PM

    Those 'restaurants' by the road sounds interesting. The accomodation in Balikpapan looks great.... wonder what the price is per night ;)

  • michelle_jackson2323's Profile Photo
    Sep 12, 2006 at 1:01 AM

    wanted to say that whatever you say to me i have forgotten. some people on here just cant be nice and they are totally entitled to my opinion. i would like to just forget it if u dont mind. oh and by the way your daughter is absolutely beautiful looking.

  • aussirose's Profile Photo
    Aug 24, 2006 at 7:59 PM

    What a fabulous place to live Simon!! Good Aussie meat pie matey? Great!! Cheers, Ann :o)

  • Borneobabe's Profile Photo
    Aug 5, 2006 at 7:57 AM

    Simon, fantastic webpages. Your daughter is beautiful. I can totally relate to the occasional good old Aussie meat pie from Deli Cafe. Yes, thank goodness we don't have Maca's here, although my son has asked occasionally for a McHappy meal.

  • Purpleshade's Profile Photo
    Jul 10, 2006 at 6:31 PM

    Crab restaurnts sound good. Lesley

  • adelaidean's Profile Photo
    Jun 21, 2006 at 5:47 PM

    hya Simon...love the dining room..Is the table always set so elegantly? BTW your daughter is still very beautiful!!

  • christine.j's Profile Photo
    Jun 20, 2006 at 11:17 PM

    No wonder your daughter thought she was getting an "authentic Turkish meal" in Istanbul ;-)

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