Muhammad’s Birthday

Sunday was Muhammad’s (the Muslim prophet) birthday, so all over Indonesia were parades, festivals, etc.  Sunday after Church, we walked back to the Jeffery’s apartment and walked through a public park where a lot of this was going on.  The parades were earlier in the day, so we missed those, but a lot of the people were still hanging around.

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Lots of colorful costumes

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Always lots of stuff for sale…

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Pretty cool tree – kind of like a Banyan Tree – the small branches grow down and take root.  The larger trees in the park are supposedly a couple hundred years old.

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Spirograph being sold by a street vendor

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Lady at the park.  (Notice everyone in the background watching us….pretty much always the case!)

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Recycling trash “cans”on the street corner.  Actually they’re clay pots marked plastic, glass, paper, etc. 

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She can’t help herself – 50,000 Rp ($3.75)

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The young teenage girls LOVE to take “photo” with DeeAnn.  (But not with me – it’s a cultural thing…)

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These “vertical” gardens are quite popular – small potted plants stacked up a frame.  They look great

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