As always, every year end I collect some of my photos i took across the amazing 12 months. You can see my previous year photos here.
“Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop,” said Ansel Adams, one of my favorite photographer. So I will make a list of 12 favorite photos of mine.
Looking forward what i will see again in 2017.
Anyway, here they are!
1. Sunrise Over Mt. Agung, Bali
A tough 7 hours night hike to the highest peak of Bali Island. I was running out my breath. But my friend Firsta and her husband looks like nothing happened. I need more exercise to lose a few kilos.
But hey, that morning was magical!
The story is here: Mendaki Puncak Tertinggi Pulau Bali
2. Padar Island, Komodo National Park
I went to Komodo National Park a few times. But i finally come to this famous island in instagram : Padar Island. They did not lie. It was really have an awesome jurrasicscape.
People said few ‘naughty’ komodo from Komodo and Rinca Island are ‘deported’ here. So be very careful if you see some big lizard footsteps in the beach, hihi!
Watch my vlog here : NANJAK PULAU PADAR – #TRAVLOG 002
3. Munggahan, Al-Munawar Village, Palembang
In Palembang, there is a village called Al-Munawar which lived by Arabic descendant. The culture, especially the food are mixed together with South Sumatran people.
So this is Munggahan, a South Sumatran traditional eating style that i attended with a few asian blogger fellow. In Munggahan, we must sit in floor, make a 5-6 person circle around the food, and eating with hands. The menu is Kebuli Rice (similiar to Briyani rice), chicken and beef curry, and few kinds of fresh spicy and sour sambals.
I’m getting hungry…
4. Sleeping, Istiqlal Mosque, Jakarta
After Jumat prayer, people usualy having lunch. But not during Ramadhan month. Because almost everyone is fasting.
So this is what they do after prayer.
Also Read : Berakhir Pekan di Jakarta
6. Strolling Around, Jeonju Hanok Village, South Korea
I love this earthy tone village! It was a cloudy day, but still very awesome. I recommend you to go to Jeonju – the home of Bibimbap — to visit this Hanok Village. Well actually it is not my photo. It was me posed on the photo. Taken by the famous travel blogger cumilebay.
And also watch : JEONJU, KOREA SELATAN! — #TRAVLOG EP. 005
7. Moja & Molly
Okay this two kitten are my pet at home. But the brown one, molly, was just passed away because of virus.
8. Cap Go Meh Festival, Jakarta
The cap go meh festival, welcoming the 15th day of the first month of the Lunar Calendar, was returned and held in Jl. Pancoran in Glodok, West Jakarta.
Unfortunately, this one of parade car, bringing the man and girls from “Kokoh and Cici Jakarta” was stuck in pedestrian bridge. It seems they wrongly measure the height of the decoration. Thus the kokoh and cici were evacuated.
More photos : Photos : Cap Go Meh Glodok 2016
9. Good Morning From Mt. Salak, Bogor
A short hike to the foot of Salak Mountain in Bogor. I was accompanied by Putih, a dwarf, short legged dog who was very lovely. In the distance you can see Mount Gede Pangrango in Sukabumi, West Java.
10. The Wedding
This is the first time i use mirroless camera for wedding. The camera is not mine. It was Ariev’s camera. And it was his wedding, too. Not long after that, i switch my camera system to Fujifilm. They are amazing!
11. After solar eclipse, Monas
Some area in Indonesia like Palembang got a total solar eclipse in 2016. In Jakarta, it is roughly only around 50% eclipse. But the sky definitely darker in 9 am.
12. Tebing Keraton, Bandung
A place you must visit if you went to Bandung. But please don’t go trespassing the fence just for selfie.
You know, people died more from unresponsible selfie than shark attack per year.
So, what’s next in 2017?
Meanwhile, I try to create a travel vlog channel in youtube. I am just getting started, so don’t expect a cinematic quality from my video. But hey, it was really fun to do!
Check them out and please give me some suggestion if you dont mind :)
Thank you for reading!