Taman Safari Indonesia, Bogor. 2012.
Taken with Yashica FX3 Super + Kodak Colorplus, Lucky Color
It was one sunny Sunday afternoon and we had a sudden idea of an afternoon stroll. We start from Dago (Ir. H. Djuanda) street, enjoying our walk down the road, then we decided to stop by at the City Hall. The City Hall is particularly empty in the afternoon and we had a little picnic whilst imagining us as tourists in our own city. It was fun!
Inspired by Frankie magazine issue 51 article by Eleanor Robertson / Taken with Yashica FX-3 Super & Pentax K1000 + Kodak Colorplus
Psychogeography is the idea of leisure for its own sake. It’s a meaningful and valuable activity, actively encouraging aimless, daydreamy wandering, it turns urban spaces into objects of wonder rather than simply points between A and B. Most people go where they need to go by taking the most efficient route possible. Try to become an observer, someone who experiences urbanity for its own sake, doesn’t hurry through the streets and passageways but enjoy being in them for purpose and with some luck, you can experience a bunch of cool things happening.
A couple of months ago, me and Morrie took a random stroll in the afternoon from ABC, Alkateri, Cikapundung, Progo to Cipunagara. The sun was high, the walk was nice and we had fun wander around and encountered a different part of the usual surroundings of the city.
Pick your camera and go for a walk, pretend you’re a tourist in your own city. Pay attention to what you see and how you feel about it. Watch people around you, interacting with the same landscape in different ways and remember to take pictures because we’ll be interested in what you find :)
Inspired by Frankie magazine issue 51 article by Eleanor Robertson / Taken with Yashica FX-3 Super + Kodak Colorplus
There’s one shop I’ve been curious in years. It’s small but well-known shop located in Ubud, Bali and our last day in there we spent to searched for this shop.
After always-follow-the-map-for-directions (we don’t know Ubud area that well), the wrong turn actually lead us straight to the Kou Cuisine shop (thanks God!). The kind shop-keeper welcomed us with her warm greeting (oh, and she speaks Japanese fluently) and we were mesmerized with its simple interior. The jam jars and the salt jars arranged neatly in the shelf along with the other cute knick-knacks like postcards, totebag, wooden spoon, etc. My eyes fixed straight to the tester table (hehehe). All of the jams tasted heavenly and after I tasted all the flavors available, I decided to bought the Milk Caramel Jam (it was labelled the most favorite flavor of all and Oslo’s favorite too!), Apple Cinnamon Jam (my favorite flavor of jam, ever!) and Kusamba Sea Salt (the sea salt harvested in Kusamba, in northern part of Bali).
more photos after the jump!
Continuing our trip in Bali, all 14 of us decided to visit other beaches around Uluwatu, in southern part of Bali. First, we went to Padang-Padang Beach, a beautiful but secluded beach behind the cliff. Poor us, it was packed with fellow tourists that day and within 5 minutes there, we decided to go to the other beach near in the area, Balangan Beach.
The next day, me, Morrie, and the other six guys went to Ubud, while the others snorkeled at Amed Beach. Morrie found a must-visit-place there, a small jam shop called Kou Cuisine. The place is so simple yet lovely, our upcoming post is specially dedicated to this cute shop.
Taken with Yashica FX-3 Super 2000 and Canon Powershot