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Photo Of The Day: Surfing The Flooded Streets of Jakarta

Every five years or so the streets of Jakarta flood, and the city grinds down until the water dissipates. But rather than letting good waves go to waste, this New Zealander tried surfing through the streets being pulled by a motorcycle.

Every five years or so the streets of Jakarta flood, and the city grinds down until the water dissipates. But rather than letting good waves go to waste, this New Zealander tried surfing through the streets being pulled by a motorcycle.

Foreigner surfing the flooded streets of Jakarta

Foreigner surfing the flooded streets of Jakarta

Filed under: Indonesia, Photo of the Day

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Wade Shepard is the founder and editor of Vagabond Journey. He has been traveling the world since 1999, through 88 countries. He is the author of the book, Ghost Cities of China, and contributes to The Guardian, Forbes, Bloomberg, The Diplomat, the South China Morning Post, and other publications. has written 3426 posts on Vagabond Journey. Contact the author.

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