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Old Jan 28, 10, 4:23 am
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Originally Posted by drgarypoole View Post
In Bali driving a car or moped you will get stopped several times by the corrupt police and you have to pay them money to dismiss the trumped up charge. If you have an accident it is your fault as under Bali law they were there before you and if you had not come the accident would not have happened. Keep your wits about you at all times in Bali as you are fair game no matter where you come from and what hotel you stay at.

When I was in Bali a few years ago I ran into a couple from Germany who were studying Indonisian in Jakarta.

They had rented a motor bike and been shaken down four times in two days by the fuzz. And, they spoke the language and knew the local ropes.
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