Archive for Month: February 2009
Melting Pots & Pot Boilers
If you are paying anything more than a passing visit to Yogyakarta you will soon become aware of its ‘melting-pot’ character. The area around the Wisma Bahasa – the north eastern part of the city – is where most of the major universities and other higher education institutions are located.
This story begins when there was a Japanese asked, why there is a note said “kaban”, in one friend’s bag. It is not something meaningless that she put a word “kaban” on her bag, because Kaban is her last name. For Indonesian, probably this is not some strange thing, but […]