Heart of Borneo – By Blair Southworth placed in Pontianak, Central Kalimantan
SECOND PLACE! Gazing at beautiful Mt. Bromo – By Emily Masters placed in Palankaraya, Central Kalimantan
THIRD PLACE! This photo was taken during a trip to the top of nearby “Gunung Lakaan.” So often, my personal and emotional journey in Indonesia feels like a mountain–sometimes I find myself at the bottom, staring at the challenges ahead of me, and feeling that Indonesia is a daunting series of uphill battles. But then, after days or weeks or sometimes months of small, tired, steps, I look around and find myself on top of the world, head and heart in the clouds -By Katy Rennenkampf placed in Atambua, East Nusa Tenggara.
Indonesian students take part in American holidays Part I: We call this “Tropicalloween”. By Elizabeth Silverman placed in Semarang, Central Java,
Young men squat together on a beach in Bali. – By Emily Masters placed in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan
English Club students make their first Valentines for American pen pals in MAN1 Semarang’s English Club. – By Elizabeth Silverman placed in Semarang, Central Java.
Watermelon Jack-O-Lanterns! Halloween in Pontianak, West Kalimantan. – By Blair Southworth, placed in Pontianak, West Kalimantan
Stone carvings at Borobudur, Central Java. – By Emily Masters placed in Palankaraya, Central Kalimantan
Hiking Tangkiling Hill in Central Kalimantan. – By Chistopher Linnan placed in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan
Communion: This photo was taken at a party celebrating Elsi’s first communion; she stands here with her grandfather. This photo captures so many threads that weave the cloth of Atambua. Family and relationships are key to the culture and daily life in Atambua, as is the hierarchy that comes with age and experience. – By Katy Rennenkampf placed in Atambua, East Nusa Tenggara.
A man crafting a “wayang kulit”, an Indonesian shadow puppet – By Annabelle Wilmott placed in Yogyakarta
Afternoon stroll by Kapuas River, the longest river in Kalimantan. – By Bianca Rajan placed in Pontianak, West Kalimantan