Hallowe’en is always fun. Although originally we don’t have the holiday here in Indonesia, nowadays upper-middle class city dwellers like to celebrate it. For most Asians Hallowe’en is the time for girls to go out and dress like tarts. But hey, in a way all of us have that phase. Who am I to judge?
I’m walking down memory lane. Years have passed and the senses still linger. Remembering Hallowe’en 2010 in a pub slash tapas bar called La Bodega in Taichung City.
As usual with parties in Taiwan, most of the guests were foreigners. There were some Taiwanese girls wearing skimpy outfits, no surprise, of course. There were also young Taiwanese people dressed as Chinese dolls, murderous-looking transvestite — which I really liked — and plenty of Japanese anime costplay. It was east meet west in a childishly eerie night.
Below are my favourite shots from that night. And as Ministry always say… “Everyday is Hallowe’en”.
DSC06427Calaca Catrina & a happy bloody zombie girl



the amazing fierce trannies and their arsenal
DSC06472a tall white guy dressing as a Taiwanese betelnut girl. whenever he striked a pose, he always looked like trying too hard. I finally got a shot, albeit blurry, where he actually looked like a Taiwanese betelnut girl
DSC06475my second favourite after the Calaca costume; a tall caucasian guy dressing as Zhu Ge Liang (豬哥亮), a famous Taiwanese comedian, with pale-faced dolls on each side. this is kitsch to the max
DSC06480must be hard to be someone who is hated by the entire population of Mexico
DSC06486night still young. La Bodega, Taichung 2010

About landakungu (Dane Anwar)

Landakungu is the blog of Dane Anwar, a native Jakartan. She loves to travel, read comics, novels, and watch films. After spending 5 years living in Taiwan and 4 months in China, she is finally back in Indonesia, which is going to be her new base for more travels and other interestng things.
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