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© MaYa Sinji Jung 정신지
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The ethnic of Bajo, they build their house, super market and the gas station, temple...everything in the ocean. They were the happiest, and the hippiest peoples in South East Asian ocean area without having any land (so no nationality as well), before their government gave an "educational opportunity" for their children. That small path made by beautiful coral is the gate way to school and also the bridge between LAND-world and SEA-world for them. According to bajo kids, their teachers from LAND-world teach "how to count the number" to them, but none of the teachers can tell them, "how to count the stars in the sky", "how to count birds and fishes in the ocean?" like their father and mother fish does ■

Kampung Bajo, Sulawesi, Indonesia 2004

13 responses

  • Jorge Reis

    Jorge Reis gave props (8 Nov 2009):

    Nice composition! Great shot!

  • Hunaid H

    Hunaid H gave props (8 Nov 2009):

    Really Nice

  • Steve Sandala

    Steve Sandala said (9 Nov 2009):

    I need a vacation! Very exotic.

  • Jennifer Benmouna

    Jennifer Benmouna gave props (9 Nov 2009):

    nice shot!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (18 Dec 2009):

    like your pov, very beautiful image!

  • Chibelle

    Chibelle gave props (13 Nov 2010):

    Truely lovely composition, the perfect picture of a simple life...

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (17 Dec 2010):

    Great story and image!

  • Behnoush Az

    Behnoush Az gave props (31 Jan 2011):

    very beautiful:)

  • Cody Taggart

    Cody Taggart gave props (7 Mar 2011):

    Very nicely puts the viewer into the moment, into that place.

  • Yoli Collazo

    Yoli Collazo gave props (9 Mar 2011):

    Beautiful words and image.

  • Jodi Sloboda

    Jodi Sloboda gave props (15 Mar 2011):

    Beautiful image, but the history behind it makes it all the more so. Thanx for sharing this.

  • Michele Wambaugh

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  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (8 Apr 2014):

    very interesting! super theme shot.

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