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Photographs from Sampela

Isaac Wills, Participant

Shared are several photographs taken during the cohort’s week-long stay in Sampela, a Bajau community off the coast of Kaledupa Island, Wakatobi Regency. In the off-kilter picture of the ocean, you can spot the dorsal fin of a dolphin. During......Read More

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Tujuh Bulan

Oscar Platt, Participant

Yak of the Week

In February, my homestay family is going to be one person larger. My sister-in-law, Mbak Rachma is having a baby!  Last weekend, my whole family drove up to Rachmas hometown, Temanggung, in Central Java.  Aside from it being a nice vacation, our......Read More

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Solo Photos

Bridge Year Indonesia, Participant

As promised here are some photos from our time in Solo. The photos give a glimpse of some of ours meals, a tour of the Kraton, and an all day hike between two ancient temples....Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Princeton Bridge Year Indonesia 2018-19

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SOLO

Bridge Year Indonesia, Participant

Hi friends and family! We wanted to take a second a let everyone know about our upcoming plans for the weekend of December 21. We’re super excited this weekend to be embarking on our first entirely student planned excursion to Surakarta, the......Read More

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Photo Contest: Animals

Naomi, Participant

Living in Kotagede is a cat lover’s dream. Cats seem to pop up everywhere, whether staring down at you from a roof or dashing away down an alley while walking to the Program House. My street is home to a group of around half a dozen cats who......Read More

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Photo Contest: Animals

Oscar Platt, Participant

Tole, pronounced (Toe-lay), is my family rooster.  When I walked into my house for the first time 3 months ago, Tole drew my attention right away, chirping from his cage positioned in the middle of the room.  He was only a little chick at the......Read More

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Animal Photo Contest

Ashley Cao, Participant

So as a group, we’ve decided to try out a new way of yakking to spice things up (in addition to normal yaks potentially…). Every week, we’re going to try a new photo contest where each participant in the program will post a photo......Read More

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Hanukkah Celebration and More!

Elizabeth Johnson, Instructor

Hello Friends and Family, Aaron Slosberg, Dragons’ Director of Student Programming, made a site visit to Yogjakarta last week and was granted the opportunity to spend time with the BYP Indonesia group. He’s shared several photos of his......Read More

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IVAA

Esha Jain, Participant

When we first started discussing our NGOs, I never thought I would end up working with IVAA (Indonesian Visual Arts Archive). In America I had very little interest in visual art, However, in Indonesia I see art everywhere: dotting the walls that......Read More

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Lutfi’s Introduction

Lutfi Handayani, Participant

I am a curious person who loves to meet people. I wonder what will happen in the end of this adventure. I hear adolescents talking, laughing, and arguing. I see young people growing strong. I want the adventure of my senses before it passes me by. I......Read More

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Gulliver’s Travels

Isaac Wills, Participant

Whack! “Kamu memukul kepalamu lagi?” (Did you hit your head again?) “Ya, seperti biasanya.” (Yup, as usual.) I had indeed rammed the back of my head into my host brother Amar’s birdcage … for the fifth time. The......Read More