2014 was interesting year for me. Full of new experiences with new people in new city. Lots of traveling. Lots of fun. Lots of ups and downs. Lots of contemplating. It was started with end of working assignment in Melbourne, Australia. More precisely, on 2nd January, i flied back to Indonesia. I have decided to accept an opportunity that came from a global function in Jakarta Head Quarter. Its been a long time that i avoid this mega city. But […]
“Christmas waves magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” – Norman Vincent Peale Have a very Merry Christmas, may the joy of the festive bring happiness to all of us. Love, runa.
This was written back on 6th August 2011. I feel today is the perfect time to reveal it. Its all started when i watch a video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVe3dtgz-fg&feature=share). This make me re-think again. Same as the person on this movie, sometimes I behave like that. I become inpatient, and usually become mad. As time passed, one second, one minute, I start to think about this.I realise that we can tolerate our children but we can not even tolerate our parent. Then, as […]
For me, holiday is not only about relaxing the body, but also to refresh the mind and soul. This time, the journey led me to Ubud, Bali, Indonesia to attend one of TEDx event. Have you heard about TED? TED is a non profit organisation devoted to ideas worth spreading. TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics – from science to business to global issues – in more […]
This snaps took by one of my best friends, my partner-in-crime while in India, using my camera. All credits are for her. Taken by Canon G12, apply layer for signature, no editing.
As i promised to you all, here is the Special Report for Tsuglagkhang Complex. :’) My friends and I spent 4 days and 3 nights in McLeod Ganj. First day was to look around and revive from a long flight. On the second, third, and forth day, we visited Tsuglagkhang Complex with different experience on each day. On 1959, Tibetans led by His Holiness Dalai Lama 14th fled from Lhasa to McLeod Ganj. Welcomed by Indians, they rebuild their home, […]
As expressed in the previous article, the main reason i travelled to India is simply to visit His Holiness Dalai Lama’s home, Tsuglagkhang Complex. We also visited Gyuto Monastery and Norbulingka Institute. I arrived in hotel around 11am in the morning – with all the aches on my back. Of course all i wanted to do was hibernating. Instead of doing that, i showered and headed to town centre. Once i gain my consciousness, i realised that i was already […]