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Batik, from Garut (West Java, Indonesia). The parang pattern is for aristocrats.

Herman Damar, a self-taught photographer in Indonesia, has captured beautiful moments from the everyday lives of villagers living outside of Jakarta, the nation’s capital. Damar said that the best way to capture photos like his was to spend more time among the people “to better understand their culture and their character, and the best time is in the morning between the 7-9 am”

Everyday Life In Indonesian Villages Captured by Herman Damar

Herman Damar Captures Breath Taking Pictures Of Every Day Life Villagers In Indonesia – The Awesome Daily - Your daily dose of awesome

batik

An introduction to the fascinating world of Indonesian batik, a traditional textile originating from the island of Java. Batik is used in traditional clothing, but also for modern fashion, home furnishings, wall hangings and more.

Map of Pulau Seribu (Thousand Islands), Jakarta, Indonesia - Carlos Almodovar

Map of Pulau Seribu (Thousand Islands), Jakarta, Indonesia - Carlos Almodovar

Grand Indonesia Shopping Town in Jakarta Pusat, Jakarta

Grand Indonesia Shopping Town in Jakarta Pusat, Jakarta

The Welcome Statue characters- these are Constructionist style statues depicting Indonesian Youth welcoming anyone from any nation- which were built when Jakarta was basically a large town with few buildings taller than a Mosque tower or cathedral spire.  Photo is from HarryPWT  at   http://www.flickr.com/photos/harrypwt/

The Welcome Statue characters- these are Constructionist style statues depicting Indonesian Youth welcoming anyone from any nation- which were built when Jakarta was basically a large town with few buildings taller than a Mosque tower or cathedral spire. Photo is from HarryPWT at http://www.flickr.com/photos/harrypwt/