Yogyakarta

Sate seller

A woman selling sate on the street at the Yogyakarta night market in Central Java....

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Candi Borobudur

I realised I never posted any of my pics from visiting Candi Borobudur, just outside of Yogya.  It’s a pretty amazing temple and I...

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Random snap

In the market in Yogya, a stand selling jilbab.  So many of the Muslim women here are very stylish.  They wear beautifully adorned jilbab...

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Beach sunset

Jumped on the back of a friend’s hired bike, batik skirt hitched up above my knees, and we blasted off to find the coast outside of...

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Two tales from Yogya

1.  At the wartel across the road from where I am staying in Yogya, the glass counter showing off the range of snacks and essentials to...

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Nasi Gudeg

Nasi gudeg is one of Yogya’s specialties.  And it’s good.  I had already developed a liking for it before I came to Yogya, so...

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Shadow puppets

Went to a place where they make wayang kulit (shadow puppets).  It’s amazingly intricate, the way they hand make the puppets out of...

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Yogyakarta Dreamin’

Becak at night on Jalan Malioboro Yogyakarta is a city of becak (pedal rickshaws).  They are everywhere.  In Jakarta, they were...

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