Daily Prompt : Being Indonesian? I am deadly Proud of It!


Are you patriotic? What does being ‘patriotic mean for you? I am deadly proud of being Indonesian, even far more than I imagine before. I still remembered when my grandfather told me about independence war between 1947-1949, he took a part of it, even one of my grand aunt killed many Dutch soldiers in front…

Weekly Photo Challenge : Sea/ Lautan


See….there is sea Limitless, with its beach…. See…there must be sea Let’s see the sea and see the mysteries inside For this week’s challenge Location : Sundak beach, Jogjakarta, Indonesia Sea…see it She sees the sea He sees the sea That sea Show and see the sea Free as the sea….where is it? Finally… Splashh…

Travel Theme : Distance – Kejauhan


I am on my way I can go the distance I don’t care how far, somehow I’ll be strong Distance is distance…but cannot separate us from the beauty. Special for this week’s theme : Distance All locations are taken in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia…

(Friday Photos) : Chinese Calligrapher…


I found these photos among my files saved for a while. It was taken almost 3 months ago when I was still in Semarang. I and two friends were walking around between Pemuda and Old City, as well as Pecinan (Chinatown). I was interested in a chinese calligrapher who sat in a stand, and his…

(My Brainchild’s) : The Flapper


Sometimes I make sketches, either nature or human. I do it when I am getting bored of waiting, or if I attend a boring event, as far as there is a paper and pen, I’ll do that. 1920s is something I love to draw, especially its flapper who became typical icon. Carefree and even dangerous…

A WORD A WEEK CHALLENGE – PINK / MERAH JAMBU/ DADU


Pink is girlish? Maybe yes…maybe noBut many boys or men also wear or have something in pink. But naturally pink is everywhere, you cannot deny it. Special for this challenge Which one do you think is pink? Do you wanna some? Peace…. Which one is the pinkiest? Pink dancers? Pink flower Ultimate pink… Salam manis…

Ese’s Weekly Shoot and Quote Challenge – Open/ Terbuka


For me, open is like a two-sided door. One side brings you to the brightness, another one brings to the darkness. Just be wise to choose it. (self-quote) Special for This Challenge “The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.”(Flora Whittemore) Just open, you’ll be okay Which one will you…

(Saturday’s Pictures) : Ka Somber, a Madurese traditional dance


I didn’t take any good photos as it was spontaneous when I took these ones. The dance was performed when taking my nephew’s school report at his school, Muhammadiyah 4 elementary school on June 2013. There was also graduation celebration for Grade 6 students who passed from their national examination. And one of the shows…

Cee’s Which Way Challenge : Week 7 (Pekan ke-7)


I’ve just realized that Cee had been returned from her ‘busy-for-a-while’ break. So I’ve missed a lot of her challenges, but it’s better to be late than never, okay? The theme is about road and signs, right? These are from mine…and I hope you’ll enjoy it all mine…:) (one of them is reposted) Special for…

Weekly Photo Challenge : Focus/ Fokus


In our life, we should be focus on our goals. But occasionally we can blur our focus for fun. Let’s enjoy our days…stay focus but sometimes…out of focus then! Hehehehe. Location : Semarang, Surabaya, Madura (all in Indonesia, nowhere else) for this week challenge Suramadu bridge, East Java Flower market at night, Pasar Kembang Surabaya…

(Travel Theme) : Play/ Bermain


Odong-odong is portable carroussel. It is popular among children, and usually the rider goes from place to place or stays on the amusement park. Inexpensive and down to earth, this is why many children love to play it. The fare depends on the song (usually old children songs), and everyone can enjoy it. But, sorry,…