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Merah Putih

Gw sama Indonesia itu ibarat dua sejoli dalam love and hate relationship. Gw terlahir di tanah yang diperjuangkan orang-orang terdahulu. Nggak keitung berapa juta nyawa hilang untuk itu. Gw bersyukur gw nggak perlu lagi bawa bambu runcing untuk merebut negeri ini dari tangan penjajah. Sejak sebelum nikah gw mulai "berteman" dengan birokrasi dua negara. Birokrasi dari Belanda, tentu saja tidak seribet birokrasi di negeri ini. Segala macam email akan segera dibalas dan dibantu untuk dihubungkan ke pihak terkait atau yang menangani itu. Bahkan untuk permintaan Schengen visa tipe kunjungan keluarga di masa pandemik ini diberikan high priority dan email dibalas dalam sekejap. Sedangkan di Indonesia, aaahhh yaaa gitu dehh.

Tapi, nggak akan pernah gw pungkiri tiap kali gw denger lagu Indonesia Raya gw selalu mewek. Tiap kali liat bendera Indonesia, gw diam sebentar  berterima kasih atas nikmat bisa tinggal di negeri ini tanpa perlu memegang senjata. Gw bener-bener marah saat suami g…

Sawasdee Bangkok

my new passport holder yang gw kira bisa diisi sama buku nikah juga biar praktis. ternyata lebih kek sampul 
We decided to go to Bangkok on 30 Dec 2017. So we were celebrating new year together, with two other friends as well (Ramy and Paul). They wanted to have a New Year's dinner in a nice restaurant so we found one and hoped it wasn't close yet because we were there around 10 at night.

We ordered like everything there, I can't say no to tasty foods (especially if they are not expensive). Only Paul little bit picky to food, so he ordered chicken and chicken and chicken (only few days before he left, he ate crocodile kebab and he said that was tasty).

So I listened to everything they are talking about since mostly they talked about things that I don't really know but I enjoyed it because I am good at listening people I guess. And we were done with dinner 15 mins before midnight. The waiter gave us something to celebrate new year. I thought that there will be a lot of …

Happy New Year 2018!