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A Look at Life in Indonesia

A Look at Life in Indonesia
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Heather Mack of Chicago, Ill., center, escorted by Indonesian immigration officers to Immigration detention center in Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia on Friday, October 29, 2021. The American woman convicted of helping to kill her mother on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali in 2014 walked free from prison Friday after serving seven years of a 10-year sentence and will be deported to the United States. (Photo by Firdia Lisnawati/AP Photo)

Heather Mack of Chicago, Ill., center, escorted by Indonesian immigration officers to Immigration detention center in Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia on Friday, October 29, 2021. The American woman convicted of helping to kill her mother on Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali in 2014 walked free from prison Friday after serving seven years of a 10-year sentence and will be deported to the United States. (Photo by Firdia Lisnawati/AP Photo)

A woman collects plastic materials at a landfill in Marelan, Medan, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia, 01 November 2021. According to the International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC), Indonesia produces more than three million tons of unmanaged plastic waste a year, of which over one million tons ends up in the sea. (Photo by Dedi Sinuhaji/EPA/EFE)

A woman collects plastic materials at a landfill in Marelan, Medan, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia, 01 November 2021. According to the International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC), Indonesia produces more than three million tons of unmanaged plastic waste a year, of which over one million tons ends up in the sea. (Photo by Dedi Sinuhaji/EPA/EFE)

A family evacuate from their flooded home following heavy rain in Bandung on November 3, 2021. (Photo by Timur Matahari/AFP Photo)

A family evacuate from their flooded home following heavy rain in Bandung on November 3, 2021. (Photo by Timur Matahari/AFP Photo)

A man releases his race pigeons to train them in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, November 3, 2021. Pigeon racing is a popular weekend sport in the capital city. (Photo by Dita Alangkara/AP Photo)

A man releases his race pigeons to train them in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, November 3, 2021. Pigeon racing is a popular weekend sport in the capital city. (Photo by Dita Alangkara/AP Photo)

Residents are being evacuated by using the boats in Dayeuhkolot, Indonesia on November 3, 2021. Citarum river overflowed due to the heavy rainfall inundating thousands of houses in Bandung regency including Dayeuhkolot, Bojongsoang, and Baleendah. (Photo by Algi Febri Sugita/SOPA Images/Rex Features/Shutterstock)

Residents are being evacuated by using the boats in Dayeuhkolot, Indonesia on November 3, 2021. Citarum river overflowed due to the heavy rainfall inundating thousands of houses in Bandung regency including Dayeuhkolot, Bojongsoang, and Baleendah. (Photo by Algi Febri Sugita/SOPA Images/Rex Features/Shutterstock)

A woman stands among laundry hanging on clotheslines in Muntang village, Purbalingga, Central Java province, Indonesia, November 3, 2021. (Photo by Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana/Reuters)

A woman stands among laundry hanging on clotheslines in Muntang village, Purbalingga, Central Java province, Indonesia, November 3, 2021. (Photo by Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana/Reuters)

Devotees pray during Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, at the Sri Mariamman Temple in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Thursday November 4, 2021. Millions of people across Asia are celebrating the Hindu festival of Diwali, which symbolizes new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness. The festival is celebrated mainly in India but Hindus across the world, particularly in other parts of Asia, also gather with family members and friends to socialize, visit temples and decorate houses with small oil lamps made from clay. (Photo by Binsar Bakkara/AP Photo)

Devotees pray during Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, at the Sri Mariamman Temple in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Thursday November 4, 2021. Millions of people across Asia are celebrating the Hindu festival of Diwali, which symbolizes new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness. The festival is celebrated mainly in India but Hindus across the world, particularly in other parts of Asia, also gather with family members and friends to socialize, visit temples and decorate houses with small oil lamps made from clay. (Photo by Binsar Bakkara/AP Photo)

A woman searches for recyclable waste at the Akhir Alue Liem landfill in Lhokseumawe, Aceh on November 4, 2021. (Photo by Azwar Ipank/AFP Photo)

A woman searches for recyclable waste at the Akhir Alue Liem landfill in Lhokseumawe, Aceh on November 4, 2021. (Photo by Azwar Ipank/AFP Photo)

Residents examine the damage following a flash flood in Batu, East Java, Indonesia, Thursday, November 4, 2021. Torrential rains triggered the flood on Indonesia's main island of Java on Thursday that left a number of people missing, officials said. (Photo by Hendra Permana/AP Photo)

Residents examine the damage following a flash flood in Batu, East Java, Indonesia, Thursday, November 4, 2021. Torrential rains triggered the flood on Indonesia’s main island of Java on Thursday that left a number of people missing, officials said. (Photo by Hendra Permana/AP Photo)

A devotee offers a prayer during Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, at the Sri Mariamman Temple in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Thursday November 4, 2021. Diwali is one of Hinduism's most important festivals, dedicated to the worship of the goddess of wealth Lakshmi. (Photo by Binsar Bakkara/AP Photo)

A devotee offers a prayer during Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, at the Sri Mariamman Temple in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Thursday November 4, 2021. Diwali is one of Hinduism’s most important festivals, dedicated to the worship of the goddess of wealth Lakshmi. (Photo by Binsar Bakkara/AP Photo)

Balinese I Ketut Widanta or known as Lelut rides to collect fodder with his dogs sits on his motorbike in Canggu, Bali, Indonesia on November 05, 2021. Lelut becomes famous for his attractive style of carrying six of his rescued dogs with a modified motorbike while collecting food waste from restaurants. Currently, he takes care of twenty rescued dogs which some of them were dumped by the owners on the street due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Often he receives dog food donations from dog lovers since the collapse of Bali tourism affects his income. (Photo by Johannes P. Christo/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Balinese I Ketut Widanta or known as Lelut rides to collect fodder with his dogs sits on his motorbike in Canggu, Bali, Indonesia on November 05, 2021. Lelut becomes famous for his attractive style of carrying six of his rescued dogs with a modified motorbike while collecting food waste from restaurants. Currently, he takes care of twenty rescued dogs which some of them were dumped by the owners on the street due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Often he receives dog food donations from dog lovers since the collapse of Bali tourism affects his income. (Photo by Johannes P. Christo/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Children play on water after flood hit their home at Kebon Pala area, Jakarta, Indonesia on November 8, 2021. The high intensity of rainfall has resulted in a number of settlements on the Ciliwung river area being submerged by floods as high as 1.5 to 2 meters. (Photo by Eko Siswono Toyudho/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Children play on water after flood hit their home at Kebon Pala area, Jakarta, Indonesia on November 8, 2021. The high intensity of rainfall has resulted in a number of settlements on the Ciliwung river area being submerged by floods as high as 1.5 to 2 meters. (Photo by Eko Siswono Toyudho/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

A man walks past a house abandoned after it was inundated by water due to the rising sea level in Sidogemah, Central Java, Indonesia, Monday, November 8, 2021. World leaders are gathered in Scotland at a United Nations climate summit, known as COP26, to push nations to ratchet up their efforts to curb climate change. Experts say the amount of energy unleashed by planetary warming would melt much of the planet's ice, raise global sea levels and greatly increase the likelihood and extreme weather events. (Photo by Dita Alangkara/AP Photo)

A man walks past a house abandoned after it was inundated by water due to the rising sea level in Sidogemah, Central Java, Indonesia, Monday, November 8, 2021. World leaders are gathered in Scotland at a United Nations climate summit, known as COP26, to push nations to ratchet up their efforts to curb climate change. Experts say the amount of energy unleashed by planetary warming would melt much of the planet’s ice, raise global sea levels and greatly increase the likelihood and extreme weather events. (Photo by Dita Alangkara/AP Photo)

A man walks on a pathway that is partially submerged due to the rising sea levels in the village of Sidogemah, Central Java, Indonesia, Sunday, November 7, 2021. (Photo by Dita Alangkara/AP Photo)

A man walks on a pathway that is partially submerged due to the rising sea levels in the village of Sidogemah, Central Java, Indonesia, Sunday, November 7, 2021. (Photo by Dita Alangkara/AP Photo)

A child jumps while playing on a bridge at the city's West Flood Canal in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 8, 2021. (Photo by Willy Kurniawan/Reuters)

A child jumps while playing on a bridge at the city’s West Flood Canal in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 8, 2021. (Photo by Willy Kurniawan/Reuters)

The initiator of Kuda Pustaka (Horse Library ) Ridwan Sururi (48) with a horse carrying books came to children who were waiting to be exchanged with the new titles that children needed in Pesanggrahan village, Purbalingga, Central Java on November, 4,2021. In a Unique Way, he never gets tired of distributing his 120 book titles with various titles brought by his horse with two baskets on both sides, even during the covid-19 pandemic. Ridwan Sururi carried out traveling activities carrying books aimed at increasing interest in reading residents, especially children so that they instill a hobby of reading books at a time when digital technology has mastered and now the collection of library horse books has seven thousand books collected from 2014 when they first started until now and has opened a library at home so that residents, children, and students can visit and borrow books with various book titles as needed. (Photo by Dasril Roszandi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

The initiator of Kuda Pustaka (Horse Library ) Ridwan Sururi (48) with a horse carrying books came to children who were waiting to be exchanged with the new titles that children needed in Pesanggrahan village, Purbalingga, Central Java on November, 4,2021. In a Unique Way, he never gets tired of distributing his 120 book titles with various titles brought by his horse with two baskets on both sides, even during the covid-19 pandemic. Ridwan Sururi carried out traveling activities carrying books aimed at increasing interest in reading residents, especially children so that they instill a hobby of reading books at a time when digital technology has mastered and now the collection of library horse books has seven thousand books collected from 2014 when they first started until now and has opened a library at home so that residents, children, and students can visit and borrow books with various book titles as needed. (Photo by Dasril Roszandi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

A young girl plays during a tidal flood at Muara Angke Port in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Rising sea levels and rapid land subsidence due to over-extraction of groundwater have caused the capital city to sink at an average of 10 centimeters (4 inches) a year, making it one of the world's fastest sinking cities. (Photo by Tatan Syuflana/AP Photo)

A young girl plays during a tidal flood at Muara Angke Port in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Rising sea levels and rapid land subsidence due to over-extraction of groundwater have caused the capital city to sink at an average of 10 centimeters (4 inches) a year, making it one of the world’s fastest sinking cities. (Photo by Tatan Syuflana/AP Photo)

Workers in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, collect sun-dried salt to be loaded onto trucks and used to make goods from food to cosmetics on November 8, 2021. (Photo by Gatot Herliyanto/Solent News)

Workers in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, collect sun-dried salt to be loaded onto trucks and used to make goods from food to cosmetics on November 8, 2021. (Photo by Gatot Herliyanto/Solent News)

A man rides a motorbike through water, in a densely populated area that floods due to the high tides, in Muara Angke district in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 9, 2021. (Photo by Willy Kurniawan/Reuters)

A man rides a motorbike through water, in a densely populated area that floods due to the high tides, in Muara Angke district in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 9, 2021. (Photo by Willy Kurniawan/Reuters)

People visit a 3D museum, as museums reopened following a loosening of Covid-19 restrictions, in Jakarta on November 7, 2021. (Photo by Adek Berry/AFP Photo)

People visit a 3D museum, as museums reopened following a loosening of Covid-19 restrictions, in Jakarta on November 7, 2021. (Photo by Adek Berry/AFP Photo)

Raymond Hinze
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