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Bye bye 2018! Yellow 2019!

If I should pick up a word to describe 2018, that will be courage ! I've exposed myself and expanded my comfort zone a lot, both personal and professional. January started with a project change. I've went in the last business trip in Brussels before switching to Amsterdam. The novelty of this short business trip was the visit of an-ex prison in Breda. This month I've read "A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess. @Future Dome, Breda In February I've spent two weeks in Amsterdam, my first business trip in Netherlands. This month I've read "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood. Dancing in Den Haag! March started with a roller coaster of journeys! 10 days, 3 countries and many cities visited.  One week in Andalusia , one of the destinations I wished for this year From Andalusia, I flew in Amsterdam for an interview at Booking which I didn't pass. But it was okay. I still have things to learn and I didn't give up to th

Vibrant Yogyakarta

From Bali we flew directly into the core of Java island, in Yogyakarta (often called Jogja). If you want to experiment genuinely Indonesian culture this is the place to do it. Aerial view of the city After the checkin, we went to explore the surroundings.  The same artist from Kuta. And yes, everyone is welcomed in this city! From the airport we took a Grab, and from the car I've noticed on streets artists playing on percussive instruments. Later I found out this is some traditional Javanese music. Gamelan - traditional Javanese ensemble music  Another symbol of the city is the becak, cycle rickshaw. You will see them everywhere in the city.  Becak - this is an upgraded model with motor! Another Indonesian heritage that you can delight with is the batik, a technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to whole cloth.  Framed batik. The colours are natural and it's printed on both side. You can easily transport it and wash it. Near the Malioboro street, a major s