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Taking a tour on the poor side

  • Anissa S. Febrina

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, June 9 2009 | 10:48 am
Taking a tour on the poor side

PREMIUM JP/Anissa S. Febrina Proponents say it's eye-opening, opponents call it voyeurism. As the debate continues, one man is already taking the global trend of poverty tourism - or "poorism" - to Jakarta's kampungs. "Please wear sturdy shoes or sandals and not your best clothes," runs the advice from Jakarta Hidden Tour, a program offered to those who would like to get...