Journey to Rote – Till We Meet Again

11 April 2015 It was our last day in Rote. Before leaving Baa to catch ferry to get back to Kupang, we went hunting for Rote’s traditional woven cloths. There’s a village whose residents were the woven. We went there, hoping to buy pretty shawls. The village was quiet when we arrived there around 8…

Journey to Rote – Last Day at Keoen

10 April 2015 My last day in Rote was spent with wonderful people. In the morning, after breakfast, mama at the my host family gave me a souvenir. A beautiful woven Rote’s shawl. I was so touched by their kindness and their willingness to open their house and their heart. Thank you mama & papa.…

Journey to Rote – Day 3: The Unexpected Teacher

9 April 2015 I woke up after a restful night sleep and I was pleased that the mosquito repellent cream that I brought didn’t have to do its job. One thing that made me worry before leaving for this trip was malaria. It’s still famous in eastern part of Indonesia and several of sources mentioned…

Rote Mengajar at SDN Keoen – Short Videos

9 April 2015 Good Morning SDN Keoen, Pantai Baru, #Rote #Indonesia #RoteMengajar A post shared by Justine Chen (@justin3ch3n) on Apr 25, 2015 at 5:33am PDT Let's clean the class & school yard. Kegiatan pagi di SDN Keoen, Pantai Baru, #Rote #Indonesia .Begitu tiba di sekolah, murid-murid langsung kerja bakti membersihkan halaman sekolah & ruang…

Rote Mengajar at SDN Keoen – 20 Foto Pilihan

9 April 2015 Tike, murid kelas 6 & Margaret, guru kelas 2. Keduanya kakak-beradik, adik2 angkat saya di Keoen, Pantai Baru, #Rote #indonesia #RoteMengajar A post shared by Justine Chen (@justin3ch3n) on Apr 10, 2015 at 8:31pm PDT Ke sekolah bersama kakak. Sdn Keoen, Pantai Baru, #Rote, #RoteMengajar A post shared by Justine Chen (@justin3ch3n)…