Friday, February 29, 2008

More from Jakarta

Waiting for the next move at Pasar Antik, along Jalan Surabaya:

Posing for a picture at the Kota district, near the historic port of Sunda Kelappa:

Dragonfly Bar, an ultra-hip hangout that's gotten accolades for its interior design:

The inside of Cafe Batavia, set in a restored colonial mansion:

This city soooo reminds me of home in Manila :)

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

The Gunung Sibayak Skyline

... last weekend was dominated by these fine folks from the Toba Photographers Club:

Peter, Tom and company - you guys rock!

Monday, February 25, 2008

Jakarta Skyline

The view from my hotel window:

Friday, February 22, 2008

Ricefield Sekyu

This feisty little dog kept hounding me while I was shooting in a ricefield in Northern Sumatra:

Thankfully all it did was bark :)

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Batak Weavers

Samosir Island, Northern Sumatra: Batak women from the village of Buhit work on their traditional songket cloth:

Dangerously Beautiful

That's what the travel warning on this Indonesia sticker says:

That dude btw is Gultom, and I photographed him at the crater of Gunung Sibayak in Northern Sumatra.

This is what the crater looks like without Gultom in the foreground:

Dangerously beautiful, eh?


Sunday, February 17, 2008

The North Side

...of Sumatra, Indonesia:

The Taman Raya Mosque in the city of Medan. The folks here are really friendly, and the food - halal or not - is to die for :)

Friday, February 15, 2008

Worn Out

Just like this flower:

Things do get battered, beaten and bruised. But the survivors - oh man the survivors - I salute you :)

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Pole Dancers at the Esplanade

A traditional lion dance troupe opens the Huayi Festival of Chinese Arts at the Esplanade. One of the highlights was this semi-acrobatic sequence on top of some iron poles:

Cheeky bastard. What the hell were you thinking!?!?

Shot for Time Out Singapore magazine.

Sunday, February 10, 2008

at the museum

Seen at the National Museum of Singapore:

Photographed with a Sony-Ericsson K790i