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Visited Jakarta, Yogyakarta, and Bali. Photo taken at Borobudur with local school kids.

Downtown Jakarta. The city had the worst traffic I’ve ever seen.

Downtown Jakarta - shot while riding a motorcycle taxi.

Watched the performance by JKT 48, an Indonesian idol group. It’s a spinoff of the most popular Japanese idol group, AKB 48.

National Monument, Jakarta.

Sunrise behind Borobudur, a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Yogyakarta.

Borobudur, a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Yogyakarta.

At Borobudur, with local kids studying English.

I made the above photo as my profile picture on Facebook, and somehow, it was discovered by one of the kid’s mother. Her post says: "So happy to see my son on the profile picture of a Japanese singer Shu Uesugi".

I’m not a singer, but I handed out my business card to the kids, and here’s what my card looked like. I used a photo of me giving a talk, but the mic might have misled the kids to believe that I was a Japanese singer...

Prambanan, 9th-century Hindu temple compound in Yogyakarta.

Houses in Yogyakarta.

Interesting architecture in Kuta, a beachtown in Bali.

Sky Garden Club in Kuta, Bali. Located right next to the 2002 Bali bombings site.

With monkeys in Ubud, Bali.

Cafe by a rice field in Ubud, Bali.

Hipster cafes in Ubud, Bali.

Hubud, a coworking space in Ubud, Bali.

Balinese Legong dance performance in Ubud, Bali.