"Indonesian people known as..." Indonesia Local Custom Tip by ukirsari

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Indonesian people known as hmmm friendly persons :) They keep smiling, they like to help you or giving information if you ask them politely. So, when they're smiling at you, please send a smile also. You can say 'Assalamualaikum', 'Hai' (means 'hi' or 'greetings'), 'Halo' ('hello'), 'Apa kabar' ('How do ya do') for beginning. Then say 'Permisi' (excuse moi, excusa, excuse me) whenever you want to ask something. And ... don't forget to say 'Terima kasih' (thanks, danke, dank je, spasibo) then.
Ancient buildings, palaces, temples, etc (in terms of historical and special places) put attention; forbidden to use short pants. If you read this, using 'saroong' (pronounced as sarung) for politely. If forbidden to use shoes or sandals, please open them and walking without them. And sometimes you can visit also, a place where is not allowed to take pictures.

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  • Written Aug 26, 2002
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