Above the clouds we can choose our own island! #above the #clouds #sumatra #choose #your #own #island #straightahead #totheeast #indonesia #gostraightahead

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May 25, 2015 -
hindu-temple-rehearsal

The best way to start the day is with a dance rehearsal right in a Hindu temple! #grateful #morning #balinese #dance #hindu #temple #indonesia #straightahead #totheeast #gostraightahead

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May 19, 2015 -
food-seller-on-motorbike

I love the creativity of the sellers here in Indonesia: they create different types of boxes or bags which they attach to their motorbikes or even normal bikes and they choose different sounds so people will know that they are around or they can understand what they sell just from it :)! #food #seller #indonesia […]

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May 17, 2015 -
mount-lawu-may-1st

We celebrated 1st of may through a beautiful motorbike tour of Lawu mountain. The landscape was absolute beautiful and we didn’t mind the rain because we found nice bamboo houses where we drank traditional herb drinks and food. #nature #motorbike #tour #rice #fields #1stofmay #indonesia #straightahead #totheeast #gostraightahead

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May 5, 2015 -

Yesterday was the World Dance Day and it was also celebrated in Solo, the cultural city of central Java, Indonesia. Traditional dances and contemporary dances accompanied with mainly live music were performed all over the city. It is amazing how many different styles of dance exist here in Indonesia! Together with my colleagues, I have […]

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April 30, 2015 -
hindu-temple-performance

Saturday we were invited to perform balinese dance in a ceremony from a hindu temple and the balinese gamelan orchestra will play also. I am very grateful to take place in such a spiritual event and that I will listen the balinese gamelan right in the hindu temple although we will be in Solo! Photo […]

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April 29, 2015 -
indonesian-pretty-girl

  #little #balinese #flower #traditional #costume #dancer #solo #indonesia #straightahead #totheeast

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April 28, 2015 -

Preparation for World Dance Day‬. #art #institute #surakarta #world #dance #day #indonesia #straightahead #totheeast #gostraightahead

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April 27, 2015 -
solo-driving

Photo by: Jade Flahive-Gilbert #haha #friends #are #watching #over #solo #indonesia #straightahead #totheeast #gostraightahead

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April 27, 2015 -
morning-lawu-montain

I like to wake up in the morning, to go on the roof and to be surprised if i will have a mountain view or not :). For me, mountains are very important because i like to hike and to be up there in silence so when i had to take the decision if to come […]

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April 27, 2015 -
kids-playing-wet-season

In Indonesia kids aren’t at all disturbed by the wet season. Today they were managing a muddy waterfall and were having a lot of fun with it 🙂 #flood #play #time #kids #fun #pinggin #mataram #empire #indonesia #straightahead #totheeast

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April 25, 2015 -
contemporary-batik-dance

Contemporary batik dance by cantik ibu for celebrating the women rights national hero Raden Ajeng Kartini. #ceremony #national #hero #women #rights #kartini#136th #day #surakarta #indonesia #straightahead#totheeast #gostraightahead

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April 21, 2015 -
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Pacience is the name code of the day. This is my progress of painting of my wayang. Wayang is the puppet used in the Indonesian shadow theatre. The most traditional stories performed with the wayangs characters are Mahabharata and Ramayana. #work in #progress #wayang #painting #sculpting in #leather #class #art #institute #surakarta #indonesia #straightahead #totheeast […]

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April 20, 2015 -
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Today, Earth Day, Hari Bumi in Indonesian language, was celebrated in the Car Free Day event which is happening each sunday morning, from 6 to 9, on the main street of Solo, Java island. Because I like to bring contribution in the communities where I live each time I can, I have made a recycled […]

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April 20, 2015 -
karak - indonesian traditional snack

The leftovers from the rice are used for becoming ‘karak’, a sort of a rice chips. They are dried in the sun and the snack is ready! You can see them drying on the roofs, on the pavement of the sterrts, on the fences or in the yards. ‪#‎krupuk‬ ‪#‎rice‬ ‪#‎leftovers‬ ‪#‎handmade‬ by ‪#‎ibu‬ ‪#‎surakarta‬ […]

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April 20, 2015 -