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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Winter is Coming!

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When we see the calendar approaching November, it means we have to ensure preparations for winter. For some folks that might mean putting on snow tires, but for us, it means making sure our travel plans are in place.

We will start this winter in Bali. For months we've known where we're staying and for how long. Indonesia requires a special visa in order to stay over 30 days. As we will be there for two months, we decided to apply from here for visas for our entire visit. The Indonesian Consulate is on Alberni Street in Vancouver. We knew dropping off our applications today would ensure we'd be all set to leave British Columbia on November 11th.

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This morning, we brought our paperwork, photos, and bank drafts to the consulate. An official checked over the details and gave us a slip of paper indicating that our passports will be ready to pick up in less than a week.

Indonesian Consulate

For the remaining three months of our winter away, we have booked a place in downtown Kuala Lumpur. Entering Malaysia is easier as free, three-month visas are issued upon arrival at the airport. That should take us right up to our return to Vancouver in mid-April of 2019.


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