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A Face in the Crowd

Jakarta (Indonesia) is my hometown. It is a city with 10.4 million people and 3.7 percent of them are living in poverty. Its nickname, the Big Durian, originated from a stinky fruit, a favorite fruit to many Jakartans.

Hiking to the Cotopaxi Mountain (Ecuador)

Our last day in Ecuador was marked by hiking to the Cotopaxi Mountain (Ecuador). It was quite a tiring day, but we did it, I reached the Jose Rivas Refuge at 4864 meters (15,973 feet) above the sea level.

Barcelona’s Street Life

Barcelona's street life is known for its lively streets and numerous street activities, especially in the famous street, La Rambla. I do feel overwhelmed by the number of visitors in La Rambla.

Manta Rays at Night (Kona, Hawaii)

I have been diving with the manta rays in Bali and Komodo (Indonesia). Each of encounter with them was an evanescent experience, however, I kept remembering the excitement feeling to see […]

Costa Rica: Crocodiles under the Bridge

Monochrome Monday Seriously, I had goosebumps when seeing tens of crocodiles under the bridge in Costa Rica. They live next to the river bank of Rio Tarcoles. Dutchie and I […]

Zuccotti Park

Zuccotti Park in New York City (USA) is actually privately owned. It is a famous park where the Occupy Wall Street activists’ campground located. While the park’s flooring has several historical […]

New York’s Fire Escape

Monochrome Monday. The Z iron stairs are typical fire escape stairs in New York City. They were introduced in the mid of 1800s. While the aim of the stairs was […]