[thought] a timeline -part 1-

Inspired by timeline review on FB, I came up with such idea, why don’t I share some status which is really meaningful for me over the year, 2013. Maybe, it can inspire you too :). It’s more than just a word, it’s a feeling captured from time to time. Oh ya, please feel free to give me feedback for the English as well as the content.



6 December

When someone hurt u in ways that irritate you so much, feel the anger that drive you for ‘revenge’, won’t stop u until they’re suffer the way you do, or more. Until you find sometin you call justice in you description, or prove then you’re greater. Well, revenge and anger like a poison you take and wishing other is goin to die. Even if you ‘finally’ do that, there’s sometin you wont ever find… Continue reading


[thought] limit and realization

Today I canceled my appointment that I made for a long time. To be honest, this unexpected situation made the reason was just liked a small thing, but actually at the last moment, It made me realize that it wasn’t the place I feel to belong with…

After few steps back, I sat in front of the IB (International Building) alone, not so much people there. There wasn’t crowd-puller or euphoria because of graduation anymore. It was just me and bizarre wind. The question was “why did I do this?”, Continue reading


[story] adventures in russia-Part 4: the platskartny-hallo Omsk!

5. Be a platskartny (3rd class) passenger

lovely kids I met at platskartny

By being a platskartny, or sometimes also called zhyostky (‘hard class’) become unforgettable moment for me to meet ordinary Russian. At the train I met three children who accompanied me during my journey.Their mother really takes care of me, though she isn’t smile a lot but I can feel that she’s care.  Honestly I don’t remember their names, kinda hard for me to remember it at first. But I remember one of the little girls from another platskartny accompanied me, the one who really close to me that time. Her name is Anita. Won’t ever forget this little girl, I like her very much. Continue reading


[story] adventures in russia-Part 3: The journey to reach Omsk

4. Finding the Right Train

Waiting Room at Novosibirsk Railway Station

I realize the path I took to the Omsk was a bit dangerous, especially when you are not able to communicate with others, no sign in English you can follow, and rarely, you find someone who can help you. This was happened to me when I was trying to seek help in Novosibirsk train station. As I don’t know how to read my ticket and where I should go to reach the Peron, I asked an old officer lady many times, and she was keep speaking in Russia a bit angry I guess because I didn’t understand at all what she was talking about and I was keep asking and asking. So I stopped and went back to the waiting room. Continue reading


[story] adventures in russia-Part 2: Unpredictable situations, take a high risk

3. Unpredictable situations, take a high risk


After I landed at Novosibirsk, Russia, the first thing pop up in my mind was I needed to change my money to ruble right away and took a bus into the Omsk rail station. It was a bit hard to find signs in English here, even in the airport also a bit hard to seek for help since many people don’t speak English. But after a moment, somehow I could found the only one money changer in the airport. And you know what, I can’t change my money! Not even one dollar. Aaaaarrrhh!. They only serve dollar or euro to be changed into rubble. Continue reading


[story] adventures in russia-Part 1: Unforgettable ways to reach you, Russia

1. God! I almost missed the plane!


This is the story when I begin my journey to get a life changing experiences. I got an internship to teach children and share about my culture in Omsk, Russia, which is hasn’t started yet by the time I wrote this. You know what, this is just a begin for my unforgettable adventures here, in Russia. Continue reading


[curhat] Sebuah keputusan besar –part 4: from Taiwan, with love.

Banyak sekali jalan yang bisa ditempuh untuk mendapatkan kesempatan study abroad. Kali ini saya akan menceritakan kisah untuk bisa mendapatkan scholarsip lewat jalur yang bisa dibilang ‘semi formal’. Sedikit berbeda dengan beasiswa MEXT yang saya ceritakan sebelumnya, beasiswa ini saya dapatkan karena memang sang professor yang mencarikan dan memberikannya.

 6. Bertemu dengan professor dari Taiwan

Sedikit kembali ke masalalu, setelah saya merasakan kegagalan saat apply beasiswa INPEX 2010 saya pun mulai lebih jeli melihat peluang study abroad yang lainnya. Continue reading