Java - Yogyakarta (20 images)

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Yogyakarta, old royal capitol of central Java is famous for its students and artist life, but also traditional Java life style. Mobile food shops (mie ayam) Bemo driver, street scenes and backyard atmosphere. I visited a small manufacture of wayang kulit puppets on the compound of the sultan palace area. The craftsmen were open to show me their art. Wayang kulit has always a strong spiritual dimension, rooted in Hindu religion, each decoration, pattern color of the puppets have a specific...
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