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Catching a Moment - My Dream is Bao Chunlai

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 | By idobelievemydreams | Views [101] | Comments [2] | Scholarship Entry

What do you think about ‘Dream’? I'm a dreamer. I've make it REAL This year! This year, I had met my Idol that for 6 years I’ve been waiting for so long to meet him, the person that I’ve dreamed in my life, the person who makes me Dream about China, he ... Read more >

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Understanding a Culture through Food - Tumpeng and Indonesia: Mind that Shapes Culture

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 | By worldandme | Views [267] | Scholarship Entry

Talking about culture and every detail it embedded will be a very exciting topic to discuss. I believe everybody has different perspective toward culture. I will say it is anything that attached in society to identify their identities, it can be in the ... Read more >

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Catching a Moment - The Highs and Lows of Mount Rinjani

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 | By eleanoraroundtheworld | Views [51] | Scholarship Entry

Mount Rinjani sits shrouded by heavy clouds in the distance. I sit, warm and dry, on nearby Gili Air anxiously awaiting a glimpse of the peak. It remains elusive. I decide to make my way to the mountain. April 1 marks the opening of the trails. By calendar ... Read more >

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A Local Encounter that Changed my Perspective - Indonesian - Chinese Engagement Celebration

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 | By thestoryteller | Views [74] | Scholarship Entry

As I walked in to my childhood room at my parents’ house, I saw piles of red and gold on the table. Unlike any other evening, the sight was particularly out of ordinary. Not because I am now living in another town and going home to my parents is a holiday, ... Read more >

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A Local Encounter that Changed my Perspective - Out of the Coop into the Coffee Shop

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 | By wanderin_coyote | Views [25] | Scholarship Entry

I’m in a coffee shop in Banda Aceh, across from me is Aan between us is a pen and slip of paper. Asia is new to me so I assume this is the Indonesian version of the children’s menu that they hand out at places like Applebee’s minus the labyrinth and crossword ... Read more >

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Catching a Moment - Blood is Thicker than Water

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 | By xinpu | Views [37] | Scholarship Entry

My father’s unfulfilled wish was to look for my grandfather’s hometown in Xinpu, China. I saw there was a longing incredibly radiated from his eyes. As a filial daughter with Chinese upbringing I always remembered the meaning of filial piety which refers ... Read more >

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Sharing Stories - A Glimpse into Another's Life - a pair of shoes

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 | By travelwriting | Views [44] | Scholarship Entry

In the last three seconds, I'm really wondering of leaving my brain with all sorts of complexities that are trapping and prefer to step my foot into a park near the house. Well, the atmosphere in this afternoon is so awesome. "I said baby you're not ... Read more >

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A Local Encounter that Changed my Perspective - Don't worry, be happy

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 | By sumatra | Views [33] | Scholarship Entry

Don’t worry, be happy The driver squashed and punched my brand-new suitcase until it reluctantly agreed to fit in the overfull minivan. Built for eight persons and carrying twelve, we set off at an alarming speed for Lake Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia. I ... Read more >

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Understanding a Culture through Food - A Traditional Food of Indonesia

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 | By traditionalfood | Views [240] | Scholarship Entry

There are some countries for which the project of becoming more established in nationhood can be read through food. In Israel, for example, you see shirts, postcards, dedicated to promoting the falafel as the national food. The Arabs, of course, say that's ... Read more >

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A Local Encounter that Changed my Perspective - You're a woman,right ?

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 | By flofransiska | Views [25] | Scholarship Entry

You’re a woman, right? It was on July, 6th 2012 when i feel so bored hanging around my hometown, Ende. The weather was too hot, up to 32°C. My body sweat, so as my mind. Thinking about a fresh air and new experience i might got, i decided to visit my ... Read more >

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A Local Encounter that Changed my Perspective - " My Monk"

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 | By charitysills | Views [29] | Scholarship Entry

I arrived at the Bali International Airport. As usual, the 'welcome to..” sign filled me with a sense of childlike expectancy. I took a cab to Ubud. I saw a man carrying a television on a tiny scooter and I admired his tenacity. I arrived at the Whitehouse ... Read more >

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A Local Encounter that Changed my Perspective - Reality Television

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 | By alisonkarlene | Views [98] | Scholarship Entry

“Is this real?” James’ voice was thick with perspiration. A slick bead of sweat ran down his collarbone and disappeared beneath the folds of his heavy cotton V-neck. I nodded in silent response. The reality of Bali gripped me with a frightening force.... Read more >

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Understanding a Culture through Food - The sweetest recipe for the sweetest moment.

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 | By ziahmuharam | Views [114] | Scholarship Entry

I was born as Betawinese. Betawinese is one of ethnic from Indonesia. Indonesians said that Betawinese is the combination of Arabic culture, Portuguese, and also Chinese. Lunkhead Betawi (Dodol Betawi) is one of traditional recipe adopted by Chinese.... Read more >

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Catching a Moment - Blangkon at Americans

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 | By erniambarstories | Views [55] | Scholarship Entry

Have you ever heard Indonesia? Not many people know about the existence of my beloved country. Most of them know more about Bali, one of the islands in my country. "How could they know more about the part is in the country without knowing that there is ... Read more >

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Catching a Moment - Brotherhood Camping, A Moment to Remember

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 | By mytravelstory | Views [47] | Comments [2] | Scholarship Entry

My friends and I have been friends for more than three years since we met for the very first time as new students in our campus. We got both knowledge and wonderful friendship. We were very close to each other. Too bad, we had to finish our study and ... Read more >

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