Odds & Ends

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Indonesians have the toughest feet on the planet…

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Ondel-Ondel – the typical Betawi (Jakarta) characters

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The Cipayung area (near Jakarta) is higher in the mountains, so it’s much cooler.  Everywhere are these ‘Villa Kamar’ signs, advertising rooms for rent for weekenders.

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Mother and her girls watching us visit her neighbors

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Lady walking on the street

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Her restaurant on her bike

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Four on a bike – VERY common

An annoying one-second video of a guy carrying his goods to market.

 

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Just like the US – kids invading the mall after school!

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Living right on the ditch….

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Typical street food cart – this one serving fried food.

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The receptionists at Aryaduta

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Always wanted a moo moo roll…

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In Bogor, when the traffic is crawling, there are guys selling all kinds of things – this is ‘gamblong’ – sticky rice covered in brown sugar.  DeeAnn likes them, I don’t.  10,000 Rp ($.75) for a bag of 10.   

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This 6 year old from the Jakarta I Ward plays the piano VERY well.  We’ve been told the family doesn’t have much in their home, but they do have a beautiful piano for him to play… 

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DeeAnn selling jewelry made by the “trashpickers” from Dr. Titi’s hospital.  Dr. Titi helps them make and sell jewelry so they don’t have to go pick trash…

 

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