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…

Letters from Phiphi Island

I want to post some images that I have taken from Phi-phi Island, Thailand. The letters just caught my eyes so I took it with my pocket camera. Some of them was only a sign with local letters and folowed by the alphabets, and some others was more than just letters. It could be meant…

One Word Photo Challenge: Salmon (Torajan Boys)

I fell in love with these innocence smile when I was traveling in Toraja, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. They were following rambusolok (funeral ceremony), sat in front of tongkonan (traditional house of Toraja) for welcoming bereaved families. I also love their traditional clothes, with the color of salmon. it’s made of woven hand made, combined with…