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Batik from Jakarta

Probably one of the must-have when travelling in Indonesia is the batik textile. Batik is a fascinating traditional technique of dyeing or drawing custom patterns on a fabric. It can be used for sarongs, shirts, shawls, or just to decorate. Each region in Indonesia proudly owns it particular batik style. Traditionally, the patterns are very…

Fitting in

I was raised with one kind of mentality, live with another one while disagreeing and agreeing with both at the same time. All of which makes it hard to identify myself with a culture in particular. I don’t feel like I fit to one specific culture which is interesting yet confusing. Interesting because I am…