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... are very few westerners here. I'm one of the very few. People are constantly looking at me - sometimes staring but always smiling. The women are quite beautiful - even the ones in headscarves. So here I am walking down the street with all these gorgeous women smiling at me - I feel like a movie star. Some even come up to me wanting their picture taken with me. Why doesn't this happen at home? In the US I would think that they were hitting on ...
Not too much of an early start today as we had a 9.30am flight to KL to catch. Went without a hitch and we were soon at KL enjoying our very first ever Nando's! We just really needed some non-noodle/rice based food! It was awesome!
Another flight onto Yogyakarta in Java, Indonesia which was uneventful, before a taxi to our hotel for the night; Bladok Losmen which was pretty good – nice and cheap at $24 ...
... 7.75 a night on weekdays.
The flight here was fairly incredible. Does Indonesia have 3000 islands? If it does, we saw most of them. Some unpopulated, some barely populated, a lot with ridiculously blue waters and/or coral shores. The places some people live. It almost rivalled the Chilean coast. Almost. Then, as we flew in over Java, the volcanoes started. You fly at around 30000 feet. Hills at 3-6000 feet on the ground look pretty good as you spot ...
... of the surrounding area.
Where I want to go is further inside the old city, so I walk, following my map in that direction. When I come to a "T" in the road, I choose to go to the left. To the right does not look like there is a way out.
Eventually I come to something that looks interesting and go in. It is some sort of temple, I think. I walk inside and roam around the grounds, taking photos of what I do not know.
Then 3 boys, university ...
... we had an excellent meeting with S the head of Yakkum, S my guide and protector and me. We clarified the goals and schedule of my teaching. We came up with a name of the mobile unit and started to think about the program for this unit. The name is Sahabat Sehat & Tangguh (Friend for Staying Healthy and Resilient), as the name is really long it was decided to call it eSSTuTi that means the beautiful, aSStuTi is also a song that is very well known here. ...
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