Window cleaners (mobile photo)
Behind-the-scenes, Updates

Today’s office: Jakarta, Indonesia

Today I’m setting up camp at the 88 building, in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Amazing views — but even from the the thirty-something floor, it’s impossible to see the edges of this 28-million-people city.

Office with a view

Office with a view

Outside, a crew of window cleaners were busy scrubbing the windows.

Window cleaners (mobile photo)

Window cleaners (mobile photo)

They’re definitely used to the views but I’d like to imagine that, from time to time, they gaze into the horizon as well, marveling at this huge, chaotic, ungraspable city.

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Photography, Updates

Happy Independence Day, Indonesia!

Today Indonesia celebrates the 68th anniversary of the country’s declaration of independence, in 1945.

To celebrate this day, here are some photographs of the Independence Day parade in Jakarta, in August 2009.

Dirgahayu Republik Indonesia! Selamat ulang tahun ke-68!

Indonesia independence day, 2009

Indonesia independence day, 2009

Indonesia independence day, 2009

Indonesia independence day, 2009

Indonesia independence day, 2009

Indonesia independence day, 2009

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2013 so far

I just returned from holidays in Europe. After spending two and a half weeks in the company of friends and family in Spain and breathing the fresh air of the Swiss mountains, it takes some readjustment to ease back into the rhythm of life in busy Jakarta. Continue reading

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