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View From A Batak Backyard

It's sometimes easy to forget that the Batak houses of Indonesia's North Sumatra are not there only for the tourists' viewing pleasure — people actually live in them. All you need to do is take a ...

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Plastic Trees

The sap harvested from these Pará rubber trees on the Indonesian island of Java coagulates in the yellow collection cups, and voilà, here's your rubber latex. Or as we say in France, caoutchouc ...

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Female Motorcycle Taxi Drivers Crank Up Business In Jakarta

Ride hailing apps are revving up motorcycle taxi use in Indonesia's congested capital, and a ...

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Selling With A Smile

Of the many vendors at the numerous markets I've visited through the years, the women selling herbs in Jakarta were probably the ones with the biggest smiles. See more slides from My ...

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Indonesian Hercules

Sunda Kelapa, the old port of Jakarta, was the perfect place to snap some portraits of Indonesian stevedores at work. Balance is everything. See more slides from My Grand-Père's ...

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Inside Indonesian Kitchens, A Story About The Archipelago

From the rich peanut sauce of gado-gado to the spicy tang of the fried rice nasi goreng, Indonesi...

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Jakarta’s Sick Lack Palliative Care, One NGO Offers Relief

JAKARTA — Yanti, 93, lives in a tiny room along with three other family members in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta. She’s unable to move or get up so she lies on a bed that dominates the cramped ...

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Inside Indonesia’s Only Province With Sharia Law

BANDA ACEH — The cafe is packed with men sitting in front of their third cup of coffee. They chat and smoke kreteks — a type of local clove cigarettes. The ...