Solo Odds & Ends

A few Odds & Ends from our trip to Solo.

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Here it is – SIX people on a bike!

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Carrying a load

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This couple played very traditional Javanese music every morning in the hotel lobby.  I describe it as “hauntingly beautiful”.

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These kids go to school right next to the Banyuanyar well site 

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It never ends

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I guess they mean Papa’s Beard….oh well.

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Traditional Javanese restaurant (and art in the foreground) – dark, open air, low tables (although we had one with chairs).  Lunch for all four of us was 98,000 Rp ($7.50).

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You can have any color shoe you want as long as it’s black.

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Rice chips drying in the sun.

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hauling feed for her cattle

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A not-very-good pic of a lady carrying vegetation on her back.  Sorry, it was so fast I had to take it out the back window of the car

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loaded down

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planting chili

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Giant elephant ears

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The wife is sitting in the back riding on top of the vegetation he was hauling.

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Cart on porch

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carrying baskets

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Carrying water and propane

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Meeting one of the recipients of the Banyuanyar water project.  Many older Indonesians speak only their local dialect and not Indonesian – this man speaks only Javanese.

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A couple of local kids

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