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Greetings from the jungle

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You need a guy? Probably do. I'll ask around tomorrow. Just about everybody where I am is looking and there's some good hands

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troppo ?

 

WTF does "troppo" mean? I've lived 25 years @ 1deg N and I still don't get it.

 

I know, I know...it means going tropical, so what! What does it mean exactly?

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You need a guy? Probably do. I'll ask around tomorrow. Just about everybody where I am is looking and there's some good hands

 

Thanks for that.

PM sent.

 

(Come and work for the Safety Dept, next best thing to retirement on a Construction site!!!!)

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troppo ?

 

WTF does "troppo" mean? I've lived 25 years @ 1deg N and I still don't get it.

 

I know, I know...it means going tropical, so what! What does it mean exactly?

 

From Urban Dictionary Tuffie

 

'Going Troppo' is an exclusively Australian slang term for 'going crazy'. The popular understanding about it's origin is that it comes from stories of the tropical heat in the northern parts of Australia driving people crazy.What's Stevo doing? He must be going troppo!

 

 

AKA "Mango Madness". From the unrelenting heat and humidity in the "build up" before the arrival of the wet season - drives a man to drink, so I've heard. ;)

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troppo ?

 

WTF does "troppo" mean? I've lived 25 years @ 1deg N and I still don't get it.

 

I know, I know...it means going tropical, so what! What does it mean exactly?

 

From Urban Dictionary Tuffie

 

'Going Troppo' is an exclusively Australian slang term for 'going crazy'. The popular understanding about it's origin is that it comes from stories of the tropical heat in the northern parts of Australia driving people crazy.What's Stevo doing? He must be going troppo!

 

 

AKA "Mango Madness". From the unrelenting heat and humidity in the "build up" before the arrival of the wet season - drives a man to drink, so I've heard. ;)

 

I think I've gone troppo lads. :o

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1 deg = equatorial. Don't ask me where it starts and finishes .......

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1 deg = equatorial. Don't ask me where it starts and finishes .......

 

0-22 close enough. better than frozen

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12's the line for me. 22 and I'm going blue.

 

Bit of a go finish party the other night. Good mate moving to Java

 

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Some mingers in there...

 

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Then the seppo turned up....can i wipe my dick on your shoulder?

 

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Then the seppo turned up....can i wipe my dick on your shoulder?

 

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looks more like a OZ'y Gaytor Hybrid

 

But I'll leave commenting to DoRag

 

You are welcome to send the one w the Big Smile Postage/COD

 

 

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The big smile? That's my wife. Her daughter is 15. :o

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The big smile? That's my wife. Her daughter is 15. :o

 

Tell me I ain't gut a Good Aye ......... Eh

 

 

 

 

You may change your name to Lucky Bastard any time you please smile.gif

 

Oh how old is her Mom laugh.gif

 

likely much younger then me cool.gif

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Her ma's younger than me. She'll be here on the 12th. I'll get the 3 gens pic for you.

 

The bloke's with Halliburton. Louisiana oil field worker. Good bloke, just get's a bit loose after 4 weeks on the rig.

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Crazy Indo culture gets away with it! I'm guessing you've gone troppo. Somebody in the blue jeans needs a bath. And clean cloths!

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Friday night after work, most of the guys head straight to the pub from their jobs.

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Her ma's younger than me. She'll be here on the 12th. I'll get the 3 gens pic for you.

 

The bloke's with Halliburton. Louisiana oil field worker. Good bloke, just get's a bit loose after 4 weeks on the rig.

 

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Last Thursday the Borneo Orangutan Survival foundation staged a release of 8 orangutans.

 

Volunteer pommie shiela from BOS, the orangutans are in the crates

 

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2 trips of 4 crates in cargo nets under the helicopter.

 

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Halliburton eh Grumps?

 

I work with Halliburton here in the oil fields off Louisiana on my ship. We carry 12 of them Halliburton boys and frac the wells at various rigs. Small world huh mate.

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How about that. Those blokes play hard when they come off the rigs.

 

My next job's on an industrial estate that I'll be sharing with a Halliburton logging facility and a couple other businesses.

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Indo child safety seat.

 

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Infants generally travel in a full harness like this orange one.

 

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Scary Mooslem orphan kids breaking the fast.

 

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Coal loading facility

 

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Bug.

 

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how do they get the coal to the stock piles ?

 

I don't see any rail lines - - -

 

 

Rhinoceros beetle = hell for coconut palms

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Conveyors mostly. We had the longest belt in the world for a while early 90's.

 

The pic's of a little one fed by barges.

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Coal loading facility

 

 

 

Bug.

 

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you could make good money selling those to the Japanese..

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Mate, if there was a quid in the bugs the locals would be all over it.

 

A local chair made from tyre beads, the back rest and seat are the sidewalls.

 

 

 

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sorta goes together with those viet cong fighting boots

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Gay Indo Muslims. Who'd a thunk? :wacko:

 

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Go the cable tie! wink.gif

Go the cable tie! wink.gif

 

All nailed together from new. They buck you off when the nails let go.

 

Breakfast cooks. Tough duty. :)

 

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It's my breakfast and I'll fry if I want to!

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Go the cable tie! wink.gif

Go the cable tie! wink.gif

 

All nailed together from new. They buck you off when the nails let go.

 

Breakfast cooks. Tough duty. :)

 

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It's my breakfast and I'll fry if I want to!

 

how much that stove & reefer set ya back in da Jungle ?? (out of budget here no doubt)

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$600 each

 

dude you are missing an Opp

 

anything that looks remotely like the range around these parts = US-$4,000

 

I got a 36" Jenn-air Convection Oven

 

lets just say Way More !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Kawasaki shuttle bike in Kuta, Bali.

 

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Looks safe to me. B)

 

I'd hate to be the rear bearing on that Kwaka though.

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I can count 8 or maybe 9 people on there. Fookin crazy... :wacko:

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We went looking for crocodiles...

 

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We found a few...

 

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Ma wasn't real sure to start with.

 

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She got more comfy after a bit.

 

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Evil fackin things IMO.

 

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Grumpy you ever seen anything like this (I know you posted more Crocks but ...)

 

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Yeah, I posted pics akin to that in the early days. They got lost when xs.to went away.

 

The Hindu temples in Bali are full of them. Wicked bastards.

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Speaking of crocs, from today's paper...

 

Crocodile accepts apology, frees woman

 

The Jakarta Post, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara | Headlines | Tue, September 11 2012, 10:15 AM

 

KUPANG, East Nusa Tenggara: A swimming holiday maker says a 2-meter long crocodile that dragged her into the sea released her after she begged it for forgiveness for encroaching on its territory.

 

The incident happened late Sunday when Elena Parera and hundreds of other people were on an outing on the white sands of Manikin Beach, 15 kilometers east of Kupang.

 

Elena said that the crocodile attacked her from behind when she was swimming about 20 meters off shore.

 

“I felt something was pulling me down. When I turned around and realized what was happening, I screamed and apologized. It was a miracle, I was released while the crocodile swam back into the deep,” she said.

 

The 29-year-old was rushed to WZ Yohanes Hospital in Kupang where she received 13 stitches for serious injuries to her legs. She is in stable condition, doctors said on Monday.

 

An eyewitness, Yanti Parera, said she heard Elena scream in horror and watched her wave her hands to attract the attention of beachgoers.

 

Crocodiles are often sighted in the area. Recently, Assad Bui, a 43-year-old fisherman from Ternate, North Maluku, was critically injured in a life-or-death fight with a crocodile off Tablolong Beach.

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Yo Grumpy do you ever get around the parts in the pix below

 

A Neighbor who goes Waaaaaaaaaaaaaay back in sailing and sails a bunch in Indo

 

has = 5 ares of land and a Bitchin Open Resturant

 

You should stop in for a bite - his place is popular w people who show up to get married or enjoy the view

 

He say's he is a guest in there land and so they are welcome to enjoy it

 

they serve fresh out of the water grilled fish - the place is 12' wide & 80' long all out of Bamboo

 

this guy is a Master Craftsman with a Custom High-End Racing Yacht Building background for DAGO Waaay back in the Day

 

This is the location, Im tryin to get him to post pix of the place before he heads back down

 

he's trying to get me to come visit - Says Sell Everything first as no need to come back

 

DA-PLACE

 

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He has many Great Stories - None being of the BS you hear of why some people head that way

 

his are stories of pristine water and sailing on BIG wooden Sailboats from island to island as you please

 

Looks Good to me but I'm used to the Pace of SoCal & the Cougars etc.

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This is about a year old when he just started building it

 

It's still wide open with a large Grill at each end & No Ref for the Fish "Out O the Water and COOK IT"

 

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the Sat Pic is long ago w much less trees

 

he keeps planting little Bananas along the road and they are gone the next day so he plants another

 

says they can't keep taking them forever :lol::unsure::wacko:

 

PS Wish our roads in DAGO looked anything like that - I live in POTHOLE City

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I have a lovely little beach shack on Sumbawa.

 

Link me up to your buddy

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I have a lovely little beach shack on Sumbawa.

 

Link me up to your buddy

 

I tried years ago to get him to sign in here = Fail

 

I'll get you his email

 

he has a few houses he built in my neighborhood each built like a Violin

 

he's a perfectionist at whatever he does

 

he is an expert on Bamboo and grows a bunch around here and his Indo property

 

he has been planting on his property and a friends for many years

 

they have the = of fields of Bamboo, Coconut, Coffee, Cashew (gave me som seeds to start) and other stuff

 

Where TF is Sumbawa (I only found my friends place by Lat & Lon) how close to his place ??

 

he showed me Pix of the BIGGEST Volcano (not tallest as the top blew off) 30 miles from his place across the water

 

That's too damn close for me

 

and on the other hand I have a friend who moved to KeyWest trying to get me to visit = Too facking Far 4 me

 

I don't hop to get anywhere = direct flight or it's too far = Auckland OK - K.W. too Far

 

I will get his set of PIX to post (for him) and shall share them here

 

You guy should get along Great He's the Real Deal

 

tho we come from the same place we're as different as Night & Evening

 

I'll get ya his email today an if you get this first PM me yours and I'll give it to him as I get his

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Google Earth is my friend

 

 

Now I see that

Sumbawa is the next cold eruption east of his rock

 

I would Love to spend a day in that area but looks like it's a week away

 

 

An I don't see an international airport on either rock

 

how often do you get to your shack

 

looks like a moped ride away sept for the water issue

 

friend says island hoping not a problem

 

friend showed me som fackin loooong skinny fish that look not too unlike Barracuda - but he says they taste Great ???

 

can't wait to hear stories after you guys get together a few times

 

maybe it'll get ya to venture to DAGO one day ??

 

 

PS he showed me Pix of Oasis @ Singapore Airport = WOW beats the Lingerie off of LAX

 

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I've got friends that share your buds Island then. They've just shifted the international airport on his rock, it's 2 hours by taxi to accomodation now.

 

More horse carts than cabs though.

 

Haven't been back to the shack for about 4 years, my wife has family staying in it.

 

You have my yahoo email alalmat already. Search start "mc" ;)

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Google Earth is my friend

 

 

Now I see that

Sumbawa is the next cold eruption east of his rock

 

I would Love to spend a day in that area but looks like it's a week away

 

 

An I don't see an international airport on either rock

 

how often do you get to your shack

 

looks like a moped ride away sept for the water issue

 

friend says island hoping not a problem

 

friend showed me som fackin loooong skinny fish that look not too unlike Barracuda - but he says they taste Great ???

 

can't wait to hear stories after you guys get together a few times

 

maybe it'll get ya to venture to DAGO one day ??

 

 

PS he showed me Pix of Oasis @ Singapore Airport = WOW beats the Lingerie off of LAX

 

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Google Earth is my friend

 

 

Now I see that

Sumbawa is the next cold eruption east of his rock

 

I would Love to spend a day in that area but looks like it's a week away

 

 

An I don't see an international airport on either rock

 

how often do you get to your shack

 

looks like a moped ride away sept for the water issue

 

friend says island hoping not a problem

 

friend showed me som fackin loooong skinny fish that look not too unlike Barracuda - but he says they taste Great ???

 

can't wait to hear stories after you guys get together a few times

 

maybe it'll get ya to venture to DAGO one day ??

 

 

PS he showed me Pix of Oasis @ Singapore Airport = WOW beats the Lingerie off of LAX

 

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Exotic Asian in leopard skin? :blink:

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Woody translator in aisle 5 please! I repeat...Woody translator in aisle 5 immediately please.

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wadd ya miss Tuffy ?

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Went for a site visit just out of Monado in Sulawesi with the new job the other day, arrived at the camp at 23:00 with no idea of what to expect. Out of bed at 05:00 for the day in the field and this is what I found.

 

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Hollywood site. Best I've been in since the '80s.

 

The second pic's from the bar, it had the same views, cheap beer, cheese platters. Great spot, an hour's drive to Manado which is really pretty Indo city. Strong Xtian area, a church every 100 yards.

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WTF ??? Crane or Bucket Loader/Scooper thingie ???

 

 

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Love Manado. Clean, quiet. Great diving. And the best bay with Manado Dua (extinct volcano) minding the entrance.

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Gorgeous place. I'll go back for sure.

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Love Manado. Clean, quiet. Great diving. And the best bay with Manado Dua (extinct volcano) minding the entrance.

 

I went diving at the islands just to the north of Manado 6yrs ago. Amazing amounts of wildlife - and the currents turned some of the dives into the inside of a washing machine. The most vicious downwards currents I've ever experienced. Brilliant diving.

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Only way to travel. Sit in a tyre and save wear on yours. Just the important stuff inside the car please!

 

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Looks like some good knot tying skills there Grumps!!!

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Trussed up like a Xmas turkey... :)

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I linked both of those up here years ago. Thanks for the thought. Good links, both of them.

 

Mine management hates when the public gets to see what goes on.

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We fed it some puppies and released it last weekend.

 

The guy on the left? It shat in his hand.

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We fed it some puppies and released it last weekend.

 

The guy on the left? It shat in his hand.

 

We had a reptile shop on this side of the globe that had a retic twice that size.

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We paid $10.... :)

 

Yeah multiply that by 100 and thats about what they'd get for him here.

Shit, maybe I should have you start sending me retics. Lucrative!

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The bloke started at $150. If we hadn't have bought it would have tasted like chicken for a local.

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Seriously... whats up with the single trip mentality. Is it a macho thing?

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Seriously... whats up with the single trip mentality. Is it a macho thing?

 

It's a dirt fucking poor thing. Trips of hours are done this way.

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They have enough Koin for CellFone

 

Looks more like they just have a "Rubber" shortage :o:lol::lol::lol::lol:

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They have enough Koin for CellFone

 

prepaid Sim cards start a 5000rph - 50 cents. Or less. About the same as a Liter of petrol.

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Hey Grumps, this affecting you?

 

 

 

 

Thousands of people are evacuating their homes in Indonesia after a volcano erupted in east Java.

Mount Kelud spewed ash and debris over a large area, including the city of Surabaya, about 130km (80 miles) away.

Two people died after their houses collapsed under the weight of ash, officials said. Some towns were said to be covered by 4cm (1.6 in) of ash.

Three major airports in Surabaya, Solo and Yogyakarta were forced to shut down because of low visibility.

There are also fears that debris could damage aircraft engines.

Andi Wirson, general manager at the Yogyakarta airport, said: "The current conditions are that volcanic ash is now covering the runway, apron and tarmac. We have already measured the thickness of the volcanic ash, which is at 5cm on the runway and tarmac."

 

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26183880

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Jeez, they let that drug addict out of Kerobokan early and this happens, place is going to the dogs I tell ya.

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Yo Grumpy is this all in a day in your corner of the world ??

 

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Wet season at present, pretty much some sort of disaster everyday.

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Fuck, Would you want it back after that....

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