Our home is situated in the small Javanese village of Salere; a village of 150 families or so. The village and surrounding area are very safe. I enjoy walking on the grounds of the Joglo at night to give my regards to the Smiling Buddha and sit in front of the Inukshuk to discuss World news.
Meanwhile, the small Buddha just smiles :)
A walk on the Joglo grounds. Lights out at 21:00. Must let nature sleep.
Traditionally, they were used by the Innu in the north as directional markers. An Inukshuk in the shape of a person signifies safety, hope and friendship. These stone sculptures were also important for navigation, as a point of reference, as a marker for hunting grounds, or to denote a food cache.
is one of the puppet figures in traditional Javanese theater. He is known to be fair, decisive, honest but can easily become angry or instigated.
Hey! No one is perfect.