“ People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself. ”
Category Archives: Photos
Café Rouge in Canterbury
This post is more likely for nostalgia. I do remember walking through this area at High Street in Canterbury and then have Latte or English Breakfast tea while working on my work at Café Rouge. Today I am back to my routines in Bogor, working from 9 to 5, and get back in touch with my family in Bandung for the last 3 weeks. Many people asked how it feels back home. My answer would be pretty much the same I reckon, “not too bad”. I guess it because I have been being a nomad for the last 5 years. Continue reading “Café Rouge in Canterbury”
Peak District: Switzerland in England?
Dari beberapa tujuan wisata alam di Inggris ada yang wajib dikunjungi mulai dari Lake District di Cumbria, Cairngorm di Skotlandia, Snowdonia di Wales dan Peak District di Derbyshire yang acapkali disebut sebagai Swiss di Inggris.Continue reading “Peak District: Switzerland in England?”
Iceland: Wandering in Reykjavik
Second post for Iceland trip! Now in my lazy Saturday afternoon in Canterbury and it is super sunny. This reminds me on my days in the capital city of Iceland, Reykjavik. This quite touristy but small city can be visited for a day or two days trip.Continue reading “Iceland: Wandering in Reykjavik”
Iceland: in Spring Time
Happy Thursday! Another place from my bucket list to be erased, ICELAND. I was there last month for 5 days road trip with other 5 old and new friends from Indonesia. Continue reading “Iceland: in Spring Time”
The Northern Ireland (3): The Ring of Gullion
The Ring of Gullion Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (OANB) is located in the Northern Island near the border of Republic of Ireland. I had the privilege (probably) become the first Indonesian who climbed this magnificent area.
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The Northern Ireland (2): Belfast City
Belfast, the city with red bricks, terracota colour, titanic city, the troubles, old pubs around the corner and many more. Strolling across this city make you think is this England?
The Northern Island (1): Gleen Ariff Forest Park and surroundings
One thing about Northern Ireland, The Land of Game of Thrones. The East Coast, in particular, Gleen Ariff is surely beautiful and very refreshing. I was here during Chrismas break to visit my old friend, Dave Tosh, wandering around the hills, farmlands and abandoned castle.
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London: Winter Wonderland
Apabila di London di musim dingin, jangan lupa untuk berkunjung ke Winter Wonderland di Hyde Park (pssst gratis pula masuknya lhoo). Jangan lupa perlengkapan musim dinginnya dipakai juga karena makin malam makin dingin dan berangin. Kalau suka foto-foto maka lokasi ini asik banget untuk dikunjungi karena banyak banget yang bisa dijadikan obyek foto.
Selamat Hari Natal 2016 dan Tahun Baru 2017 :)
Jersey Trip #1
Minggu lalu saya diberi kesempatan baik untuk mengunjungi sebuah pulau bernama Jersey Island di Selat Channel (biasa disebut British Channel). Kunjungan ke salah satu pulau terbesar di Channel Islands ini adalah untuk menghadiri kuliah lapangan bertopik Integrated Species Conservation and Management di Durrell Conservation Academy. Tidak lupa pula kami mengunjungi Jersey Zoo Park yang mana merupakan bagian dari lokasi kami tinggal selama hampir seminggu penuh. Continue reading “Jersey Trip #1”
The Leeds Castle
This castle is dubbed as the Loveliest Castle in the world. However, don’t get it wrong as it is NOT located in Leeds. This castle is located at Maidstone of Kent County. I visited this beautiful castle as part of University of Kent’s welcome week event. Besides entering the castle, you could visit the nearest falconry, get lost with your friends at the maze and find your exit through the beautiful underworld grotto. Continue reading “The Leeds Castle”
The Wildwood Trust
We visited Wildwood as part of the welcome week for new MSc Student in Conservation pathway. Absolutely worth to visit if you want to find out more about conservation work in the UK. They have plenty native UK and European animals to see with available guide and information board.