Why travelling makes me happy

Hampir pasti setiap saya ketemu teman, kerabat atau saudara yang jarang bertemu dengan saya (hiks, di sini kadang saya merasa sedih karena memang saya tinggal berjauhan dengan hampir semua teman, kerabat dan saudara) pasti setelah salaman dan cipika cipiki yang terlontar dari mereka adalah: “Jalan-jalan terus!” Ucapan itu selalu saya balas dengan senyuman dan sambil…

The sun about to rise in Sarangkot

Pokhara was so hazy the whole time we were there, that we could not see the Himalayan peaks from the city. Bummer.  There were only one chance when the haze lifted and Machapuchare was vaguely seen from our hostel balcony. The haze made it like a shadowy giant looming from afar… daunting, but very beautiful…

The Charm of Chefchaouen

I could not stop taking pictures in Chaouen, it was too beautiful. It was cloudy with a drizzle that day, but I didn’t mind and didn’t care. Well, it actually rained pretty hard later at noon but still the charm of Chefchaouen cannot be hidden. Chefchaouen must be on the list on a visit to Morocco. Here…

My First Nepal Trekking

I went to Nepal earlier this May and took this photo I love so much. When everything looked so right together… rugged prayer flags, vibrant red flowers, pastel brick wall and a white window of a shack somewhere in the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. This is maybe not a picture of glorious Himalayan peaks but…

Titikaka and Totora

I have said many times that Peru is not only about Machu Picchu and it has a lot more on the plate. One of the must-have experience while in Peru is visiting the floating homes of the Uros on Lake Titikaka or Lago Titikaka. This lake is the highest navigable lake in the world and…

Inside Rio’s Favela

Rio! We spent our day in Rio by having a guided walking tour to Rocinha, the largest favela in Rio de Janeiro. I can say that this was the best experience I had whilst in Rio. Kudos to Henrique, our guide,  who was just being our buddy that whole day. He took us to enjoy…