Photographing Secretly

Lately, I see a lot of Indonesian beauty bloggers makes the photos that a little strange, at least for me. Objects that are become the focus is placed behind a something blur. Something blur can be leaf, flower, or fabric. Like this one that I took from my friend’s instagram. At first I feel that…

Broken Ropes

Can you see that at first this is the ropes? Ropes made of lines that are smaller size, and then it was twisted together, forming a strong rope. Seeing this, I was reminded of a broken friendship. Remembering how someone used to be so close as a best friend, be the one who always there,…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Optimistic

This week’s challenge is so interesting for me. Optimistic! It makes me want to write about the sights that I got when I was going to sail from the Port of Tanjung Bira to Selayar Islands, at the end of 2014 ago. Not far from the pier, I saw some moored boats on the calm…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Weight(less)

I suddenly remember about sapo, when I read the theme of weekly photo challenge on the dailypost. Sapo is the name of the old houses at Bitombang village. I have written about this village on this blog, titled The Old Village of Bitombang. As you can see on the pictures above, houses and everything in…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Circle

There are many circles in life. One of them is the circle that makes us do exist, the circle of friendship. *** Weekly Photo Challenge: Circle

Weekly Photo Challenge: Minimalist

When I know that minimalist is the theme of weekly Phototo challenge, I remember to this photo. Only a smile but means a lot for me. He’s my son, and his smile is my happiness.

Amazing Journey to Rajuni Kiddi Island

Today I want to continue the story of my journey when following Takabonerate festival last september. Last week I have written about the beauty of Tinabo Island, the small island where I stayed for the festival along with many other participants. The agenda at the first day of the festival Takabonerate on 1 September, was…

Peaceful is…

Peaceful was simple indeed. As simple as seeing my son enjoying his adventure on the ship, below the waving of red and white flag. The flag that makes us remember the bloody history of the Indonesian struggle for independence. So how can you say that it is now difficult to find peace? Believe it, that…

Contrast at Point of View

Life is heavy for some people, but simply happy for another. I was on my way to Cu Chi Tunnel from Ho Chi Minh City by public transport last April 2014. On the bus, I sat at the opposite a man and his cute little girl. She looked so happy and excited. She almost couldn’t…

Once upon a time at Rusian Market

Rusian Market was the last destinations I visited in Phnom Penh – Cambodia, before going to Ho Chi Minh City by sleeper bus, on 4th April 2014. And that roasted pork caught my eyes. I have never seen a view like this before, because in Indonesia it’s not the ordinary food. Cambodia was a memorable…

Tak perlu evolusi untuk mencintai

If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? – Milton Berle Suatu ketika di sebuah kampung di Kota Cilegon, aku menangkap sebuah expresi cinta monumental dari seorang ibu. Di tengah kerepotannya menggendong si adik yang masih balita, ia masih bisa memenuhi permintaan si kakak untuk membacakan buku dongeng. Ya, ibu tak butuh…