(Weekly Photo Challenge) : Santa Maria de Fatima Church, Glodok, Jakarta


Santa Maria de Fatima catholic church locates inside Jakarta’s famous Chinatown, Glodok or Petak Sembilan and not too far from The famous Toasebio temple. Formerly, it was a Chinese kapitan (chieftain) house, but since 1954 it’s already been repurposed to be a catholic church after its buying and the land around it was bought into monastery and…

(Holiday Writing) : 2017 vision


2016 is about to the end.. 2017 is about to the beginning Good or bad come simultaneously I just have two wishes for 2017 One Exploring and learning my own country’s cultures….From Sabang to Merauke by my own. As well as going abroad to the more distant countries for my learning experiences (I hope someday…

(Weekly Photo Challenge) : In Tangerang (Local)


Calung street musicians in front of Tangerang Station, Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia. Calung is a bamboo-made traditional ensembles. It is known in West Java and western part of Central Java (Banyumas region) with the slightly different versions. The picture above depicts Banyumas version. I often meet this group everywhere around Tangerang, and I like it so…

(Weekly Photo Challenge) : Childhood Peppermint Drops


Hi there! It’s been weeks I have been away from WordPress. Recently I was in the intersection between two things, and I had to solve them all but finally all are overcome, so I could post here again. Talking about nostalgia, I was directly reminded to my favourite candies (but now I had to avoid…

(Weekly Photo Challenge) : How my morning is


It’s been almost a month in my hiatus moment. No post, no stories, no photos. Well, for this moment, this is my morning starts. Typical Indonesians start their morning by having ‘heavy’ breakfast. Though we’ve already eaten much bread or potatoes, but no rice means no eat. This is my breakfast I created myself and…

(Weekly Photo Challenge) : Opposite- Berlawanan


Once upon a time, there were two ducks. One had white feathers, while another had brown ones. Opposite, right? They were from a remote village and wanted to visit their relatives in Jakarta. What happened then? They were lost! They were lost in the middle of Jakarta. It’s highly contrast to their community. They knew…

(Weekly Photo Challenge) : The Mini Kujang


This is about curve. Kujang (read : koo-junk) is a curved traditional dagger from Sundanese people who concentrated in West Java. It is derived from agricultural civilization as Sundanese is farming society. Kujang has got magical power and it is originally derived from the word kudihyang (Kudi and Hyang (The Almighty) or ujang which means human. It…

(Weekly Photo Challenge) : Purity Letters


It’s been almost one year again when the school year is almost over. I’ve passed through many periods during the year. Teaching needs preparations, process, patience and passions. Especially I teach Elementary School and 3rd graders (only 3 classes for 4 graders). The students are so diverse, from seriously willing learners, mood swingers, little bit…

(Weekly Photo Challenge) : Spare


Spare room for a while Spare large room for breathing Spare space for smile Spare time for self-exploration Even though you’re tired Exhausted and hectic-minded Then, join with the others Spare time for yourself Spare time for myself Spare more space for just smile *Self-portrait taken by my colleague when she tried her camera before…