Light-hearted and amusing. Obviously a travelogue for a general audience unfamiliar with place or culture
As usual, I dithered, discouraged by lack of fluency. It is very hard to be determined and incoherent at the same time.
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This book was a bit of a disappointment. Despite some efforts to give background context, there was very little analysis, just the journalist author's personal observations and what he was told by different people. It felt like a re-hash of some of his newspaper reporting rather than adding anything new.
I stayed in that hotel when I first lived in Banjarmasin and the shopping centre was a frequent hang out.