“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller
The mass began at six and it ended at around seven. My Mom and I went straight to the market by foot and it took us around 5 minutes to reached the destination. Yes, my church is that close to the early morning market. The place was jammed-pack with people. There were lots of people, buying lots of cakes and snacks, carrying a couple or more boxes of mini fruit tarts, bargaining on one another, having breakfast at a food stall that sells traditional Indonesian cuisine inside a car, selling fishes, yelling out "Balloons! Get your balloons here!" to other people who were holding hands with their kids, and much more. Some people would probably hate to visit such place, but to me it's like heaven on earth.
|A young fellow who were deep-frying dough - which goes by the|
name of "gorengan", or deep-fried food, when it's ready to be eaten
|This deep-fried food only costs Rp1000,00 each|
|Pick a box, any box!|
|My Mom bough this for our gardener's son's Khitanan, or|
circumcise celebration, at a good price
|Those deep-fried balls are called "Onde-onde" and they|
just got out from the frying pan and ready to be eaten
|Bough this fruit-tart for only Rp2500,00 and I regret nothing|
|Risoles are deep-fried layers of dough which is usually filled with carrots|
or bihun, but this right here were filled with crabs and shrimps
|One of the food vendors that sold his food in a car|
|"I wonder what would my breakfast be," said the girl in the blue floral dress|
|One of the seller was grilling some chicken and|
chicken intestines for some customers
|"Just keep swimming, just keep swimming. Just keep swimming,|
swimming, swimming. What do we do? We swim."
|This right here is an example of various spicy Indonesian |
cuisine, which are rich in flavors
|This lady is probably holding a party later at night, otherwise|
why would she buy such an extravagant tray of mini-cakes?
With only Rp15.000,00, you could have a luxurious breakfast, just like I did. You could buy mini-cakes, mini fruit-tarts, deep-fried foods, mini chocolate-filled crepe, and much more. I'm planning on coming back to this market next week to get myself some crab-filled risoles and balloons. Next week, I shall feast on food like kings!
|Had two chocolate muffins, five tarts, and a crepe for breakfast|
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