A Hike for Coffee: Waerebo

Part 1 of 5 I visited Waerebo village last year and it was one of the most fascinating journeys I have ever had. I fell for the warmth of the people, the serene natural beauty surrounding the village and also … its delicious coffee. On the hike, just a few hundred meters after this turn…

Photo Tale: Mount Marapi

Oh wait.. this is the other Marapi… not the one in Java but this one is in West Sumatra. The glorious mountain lurked from the beautiful Ngarai Sihanok on her feet. Took this photo last year, part of the bunch of photos I took from the Geological field-trip I was participated in. Sumatra is so…

Photo Tale: The Greens of Samosir

Good morning from Indonesia! We are entering the smoke season in Duri right now, ugh, maybe it is the time to take vacation and leave for a while. But I couldn’t until September 😦 To freshen up my morning, I choose to share one of my favourite scenery from Samosir Island, North Sumatra. These are…

Photo Tale: the Palace and the Sky

Istana Pagaruyung (Pagaruyung Palace) in West Sumatra. This photo was taken July last year when I participated in a geological field-trip. Living in Riau, West Sumatra seems to be our perfect destination for a scenic road trip. — Istana Pagaruyung di Sumatra Barat. Foto ini saya ambil pada bulan Juli tahun lalu ketika ikut perjalanan…

Photo Tale: Photogenic Buffalo Boy

So I was in Samosir Island, North Sumatra on March 2012 when I noticed this boy and his buffalo. When I said hello, he was posing and smiled at me! — Jadi saat itu saya ada di Pulau Samosir, Sumatra Utara pada bulan Maret tahun 2012 silam ketika saya melihat anak ini dan kerbaunya. Ketika…

dari Prambanan…

Saya dan teman-teman mengadakan perjalanan 4 hari ke Jogjakarta pada bulan Januari 2008 lalu. Perjalanan itu adalah salah satu perjalanan paling berkesan bagi saya karena saya banyak melihat hal baru sekaligus melihat hal lama dengan paradigma baru 🙂 Salah satunya adalah Candi Prambanan. Saya pertama kali ke sana ketika berusia 5 atau 6 tahun dan akhirnya kembali…