Very picturesque! Jakarta . . . A great photo by Ricky Purnadi Riqua. I would love to visit and see more of these "Great House" structures representative of the Minangkabau culture in West Sumatra Indonesia. Ricky tells me that the music, dance, and food are equally exotic.

Very picturesque Jakarta, Indonesia . A great photo by Ricky Purnadi Riqua. "Great House" structures representative of the Minangkabau culture in West Sumatra Indonesia.the music, dance, and food are equally exotic.

like the color of lips

Beautiful Yogyakarta Woman, Beautiful Javanese Traditional Dress - Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia I love those "Paes Ageng" (traditional Middle Javanese make up)

like the color of lips

Beautiful Yogyakarta Woman, Beautiful Javanese Traditional Dress - Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia I love those "Paes Ageng" (traditional Middle Javanese make up)

Studio portrait of two Balinese women, 1920s, photographer unknown. Source: Tropenmuseum of the Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam

Studio portrait of two Balinese women, INDONESIA, photographer unknown. Source: Tropenmuseum of the Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam

Geisha in an Odori (Dance) costume, dressed either for the Katana Odori or for a Kabuki-style dance, 1900. S)

Geisha in an Odori (Dance) costume, dressed either for the Katana Odori or for a Kabuki-style dance, 1900

The bath

sparism: “ Meiji bath study from the ” Nice to see oriental photo.

Dewi Soekarno on #kebaya

Former First Lady of Indonesia, Dewi Soekarno, in traditional Indonesian clothing

Teenage girl at the Litang Horse festival, Tibet, in traditional Tibetan ceremonial costume from this region. The jewelry in her costume is probably worth over a hundred thousand dollars/euros, and is the main store of wealth for her family. These ornaments will be handed down from generation to generation.  If the Litang Horse Festival hadn't been banned for political reasons in 2008, then people who travel there might have been able to meet her. Seems she was at the festival most years.

Re-defining the concept of statement necklace! Teenage girl at the Litang Horse festival, Tibet, in traditional Tibetan ceremonial costume from this region.

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