Category: photos

Crocodile Pit

Crocodile Pit

These are some photos taken at the “Lubang Buaya” complex in Jakarta, near the Halim Airport. An old military facility, this is said to be the site where seven high ranking Indonesian Army officials where tortured and murdered by “communist traitors” in an attempt to overthrow the government in 1965. The memorial site consists of …

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Harlem Cake

Harlem Cake

Last night I took my new camera out for the first time. ¬†Of course I hadn’t familiarized myself with anything, so I just put it to automatic mode and snapped away (= mostly blurry photos, must do better next time) This is what happened at Paola’s birthday party in Jakarta, Febuary 22, 2013. Some of …

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V-Day #1billionrising in Jakarta

V-Day #1billionrising in Jakarta

  We danced. For women, against violence, for equality, against discrimination, or something. Strike, dance, rise. Dinda. Jump! She was the best dancer. The organizer took a minute to smile at me before an interview. Ibu Mardiyah Chamim. Metro TV crew. Friends. She did not want to be photographed. These guys rolled up. He was …

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Some nights and days of rain

Some nights and days of rain

Took these on my way to work today, ca. 9am. Bunderan HI and Menteng area. <Edit: this is just in my area, which can be considered the central business hub of Jakarta with the main roads and office towers. Now wading knee deep in water and watching traffic chaos unfold may make it sound like …

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