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My Unforgettable Moment

It was 5 years ago I thought. Actually I didn’t remember the year, hence the date too, but I think it was about 5 years ago since I make this entry. At that time I was an elementary school student in grade 4 or maybe 5, but I think 4. It was my first time to go abroad. I was very happy to hear that. The destination is not far, maybe it’s the “must visit” destination for Indonesian who has been abroad. It was Malaysia and Singapore.                 I, my parents, and my sister went to Singapore from Bandung by plane because there wasn’t any ferry, train, or bus to Singapoe and Malaysia from Bandung. First we went to Kuala Lumpur. We flew by AirAsia, the budget airlines because it was very cheap at that time. Maybe you could get a ticket only for Rp400.000,- vice versa at that time (Rp400.000 is less than US$40). Moreover, KL was the base of AirAsia, so it must be cheap. It’s a short haul flight, less than 1 hour and half. Actually it was shorter than the distance of Ba…

Cultural Festival - Megantara

Saturday, 10th September 2016, my school, SMA Negeri 3 Bandung, held a culture festival called Megantara. Etymologically, Megantara consists of 2 words, Mega and Nusantara. Mega means huge and Nusantara means Archipelago that described Indonesia. So, Megantara means “Huge Indonesia”.                 All 10 graders must be in school at 7AM. We would do a cultural parade. The parade participant not only 10 graders, but we also invited some kindergarten to join the parade. All parade participants had to wear traditional clothing. The 10 graders only wear Pangsi Clothing for the boy and Kebaya for the girl. But, the kindergarten participants are wonderful. They wear traditional clothing from all over Indonesia. Not only traditional clothing, the other kindergarten wear animal clothing that described the diversity of Indonesia’s animals. The parade started on 8AM and lasted for 1 hour. We walk for about 3 kilometers. Google map said that we can walk that route for 32 minut…