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Time flies so quickly! I can barely believe that four years of living in Jakarta have already passed. As I am writing this our house is being emptied by the movers, lifting the boxes containing all our things into a huge truck that will carry […]

December 16th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |12 Comments

Photo shoot

Phew!
It’s done! Woke up this morning, jumped into the shower, put on make-up, went to my hairstylist (he’s awesome) and had a relaxing hour while he fixed my hair. He shortened it a little and blow dried it flat and then he used a flat […]

March 23rd, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |14 Comments

Happy Chinese New Year!

Today we have celebrated the Lunar Chinese New Year with friends here in Jakarta. Everyone was dressed in red and the restaurant was decorated with red paper lanterns, you can imagine, it was magical!
2015 will be the year of the goat (there has been some […]

February 19th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

A tiger and his friends

Last Sunday our school hosted a fundraiser event for the Afghan Hazara refugees who are temporarily living in Bogor, outside of Jakarta.

It was an intense experience, speaking with the refugees and listening to their story. They told us of the persecutions they have endured, that […]

October 23rd, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |4 Comments

New President in Indonesia

We are lucky to be here in Indonesia in these exciting times!

Yesterday President Joko Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi took the oath of office, alongside his Vice President Jusuf Kalla.

I just had to take a couple of pictures of the TV with my iPhone to […]

October 21st, 2014|Categories: Blog, Updates|Tags: , |2 Comments

Starstruck

Hello friends,

Yesterday was a very special day for our family as we got to meet Afghan Hazara refugees here in Jakarta and spend the day with them. I will tell you more about this, but first I just have to share with you what happened […]

October 20th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Updates|Tags: , |10 Comments

Stay cool

Hello!

I just have to show you this picture I took from the car window in an intersection here in Jakarta. Motorbikes with three, even four, people on them is an ordinary sight here — nothing strange about it. Fortunately the traffic is very slow, but […]

September 26th, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: |4 Comments

Exhale…

Elections in young democracies, as we have learned by experience, can be vulnerable.

After a week of waiting for the results, today Joko Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi, was declared winner of the Indonesian presidential election.

As congratulations pour in from the rest of the world, Jakarta […]

July 23rd, 2014|Categories: Blog, Updates|Tags: , , |8 Comments