September 2, 2018

The Indonesian diversity

Indonesia is fascinating, maybe because it always reminds me of India with its diversity, spicy food, and the omnipresence of fairness creams. I spent a few days in Pekanbaru. There is nothing much to do here but to laze and read some books.

Pekanbaru

Pekanbaru

Pekanbaru

Pekanbaru

Pekanbaru

Pekanbaru

The previous image is from a book that I am reading, Indonesia: Exploring the Improbable Nation by Elizabeth Pisani


Indonesia Books


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