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Melodies from the greens

White Shoes and the Couples Company performing in Tanah Tingal There are too many shopping malls in Jakarta. It’s not like the people need them, it’s just the way to get the most tax, rather than keeping an open space. … Continue reading

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Little triplets

 There aren’t much informations about Jakarta’s outer islands, also known as Kepulauan Seribu (Thousand Islands). The history of those 105 tiny islands are still vague and Indonesians, especially Jakartans, are seemingly to be happily ignorant about it. It was on … Continue reading

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A day of tropical trekking

As an ex village girl I had to admit that I have never trekked in my village before. I’ve been to a small hill on the back of the village several times before, as well as playing in the river, … Continue reading

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Returning to Homeland

I was raised by my grandparents in Koto Kaciak village, West Sumatra for 4 years. I always remember my childhood as my happiest time. It had been almost 8 years since the last time I went back there, and things … Continue reading

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An afternoon in Wufeng to twilight in Gaomei

It was a pleasant weather indeed in Taichung, perfect for riding scooter aimlessly through this massive city. From all of the districts in Taichung, in my opinion Wufeng (霧峰) is the least explored.  At a glance it seems like there’s nothing to … Continue reading

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River trekking in Miaoli (and the Strawberry Centre along the way)

It was outdoor time again and we didn’t waste any time to whizz our tiny arses away from Taichung City. The destination was Dã Bî Cuò River (打比厝溪) in Miáolì (苗栗), located 70km north of Taichung. Along the way, when … Continue reading

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Taichung Metropolitan Park (台中都會公園)

The Metropolitan Park is nowhere near breathtakingly beautiful nor romantic, but it’s quite nice and very peaceful. Located in north of Taichung City, the park offers an instant escape from the city’s noise. A 30-minute scooter ride or an hour … Continue reading

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