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Daily Photo • INDONESIA – JAVA – SURABAYA

Daily Photo • INDONESIA – JAVA – SURABAYA

Surabaya is Indonesia’s second-largest city with a population of over 2.7 million. On the way to Bromo I stopped there for a dayt and found busy night market with huge mosque in the middle. Since not many tourists go there I was really popular subject for local kids and grownups alike. Some parts of this city reminded me of run down Amsterdam.
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Daily Photo • INDONESIA – PAPUA – BALIEM VALLEY

Daily Photo • INDONESIA – PAPUA – BALIEM VALLEY

Trekking in Baliem valley through rain and sun is an unforgettable thing. You can wonder for days with home-stay in different villages. I choose to explore south east side of valley where Dani and Yali tribes lives. Each tribe has a distinct culture and different language. Houses and people looks similar but there is one sure and interesting way to distinguish between the tribes, from the “Koteka”, or penis gourd, used by the male members. The men of each tribe is cultivating a different style. The Dani use a long, thin Koteka, the Lani use a medium sized, wide cannon-like gourd, and the Yali wear the longest of all.
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Daily Photo • INDONESIA – PAPUA – WAMENA MARKET

Daily Photo • INDONESIA – PAPUA – WAMENA MARKET

The Wamena Market in Papua is one of  most colorful and exotic markets you can find. Locals from Baliem Valley comes in to Wamena town to sell goods. You can still see people from different tribes, sometimes wearing traditional clothing which means no clothing at all, only the penis guard from which you can distinguish the tribe one belongs.
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Daily Photo • LITHUANIA

Daily Photo • LITHUANIA

This is a country I grew up, country with a colorful history, once century’s ago an empire stretching from the Baltic to the Black Sea where raw pagan roots mixes with Catholic flavor.  Its natural treasures – forests, lakes and sand dunes found nowhere else makes it worth place to visit.
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