Travel Blogs from Kediri
... store. Actually meeting this woman was an incredible experience. At 95 she was so lively, independent, strong and out right inspiring. As we took photographs of her and her small home/store she joked in her local Javanese, "You pretty, me ugly". We all tried her coffee, which was surprisingly tasty although it raised a few hairs on the chest and then we were off, leaving the woman to get back to her daily routine.
Continuing the local ...
... roaming around preying and meditating. A few boys were even bathing in the confines of a holy fountain, whose water is meant to be the 5th freshest in the world. It was quiet a sight and one that was enjoyed for a while as we waited for the rain to ease when it had started to pour.
The hike back was easier as it was on a main road and the old body appreciated this. Dinner and the rest that quietly came afterwards too were appreciated. ...
We had our best and closest animal experience we'll never forget. Photoshoot with a baby ourang-outang, so cute! And as people in Asia don't have full beards like mine the little monkey did not want to stop to touch and kiss me ;) After the soft animal we dared to approach the ...
I could enjoy some sunny weather and
nice scenery at the morning. Then afternoon everything came back to
normal and rain with clouds blurred everything out. I noticed that it
usually rains afternoon to late evening allowing the sun to get
through the clouds in the morning. The earlier I get up, the
Riding Java is like riding one big town, all time in
traffic. Today my bike started playing again. Something ...
OK, and I'm back. First, I've decided to also start an imgur album where I can upload full sized photos.
And here it is
So to fill you in, I arrived in Indonesia about the same time as a group of students from the Philippines. They all speak english too, so I can talk with them. Good group of kids, but they're only here for a week as part of a "Cultural Exchange" program. So while they're here, Widya Mandala (The university ...
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