If you go in the country's provinces, at least 1/3rd of the girls will use one.There, girls usually hide skin from their bodies too by wearing jeans and long sleeves shirts.
In malls like Mangga Dua Square or in the buses, you will see a lot of them, looking simple, but pretty (Photo Credit: Moriza): In the bars and nightclubs, there are a few broad types of girls: The and all the girls who wish they were like them. Many are half Chinese or mixed expat/indo, and you will see their skin is whiter than other Indonesian girls.
The great thing with Jakarta is that you actually have a window of opportunity to date models and actresses, even if you are a very average man.
Many reasons can explain why Indonesian girls like so much being with expats, but one thing is sure, if you are decent looking, you stand a chance with everyone in Jakarta.
Some of the readers of this blog have never been to Indonesia.
They are preparing a business trip or an expatriation here and they wonder about the nightlife in Jakarta.
Surprisingly, the first question men ask me usually before arriving is not about their housing, their kid's school or the number of medical facilities.No, the question I get the most is this one: "Are the Indonesian girls pretty?" Western people can rarely differentiate two Asian girls: Ask anybody in Europe what is the difference between a Thai girl and a Korean girl, I bet you they will not be able to answer that.Yet, after many years spent in Indonesia, I can proudly say that I will recognize an Indonesian girl very easily, and if I'm wrong it will mean the girl is from Malaysia.Malay-Indo girls are very different from other Asian girls: Apart from the long black hair and the tiny body, they are easy to recognize for many reasons that are hard to explain: It's a combination of different elements, but to sum up, I would say that on average Indonesian girls have a darker skin, larger eyes, thicker eyebrows, a small nose and a fantastic smile.There are different kind of Indonesian girls of course, and I will give an example of the most typical girls you have a good chance to meet: (Photo Credit: Rikie Rizza) Except in Jakarta and in Christian or Hindu areas, the Jilbab is a very common sight in Indonesia.