edededan

a pleasure-hunting monkey.

About

“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page,”
-St. Augustine

Edededan belongs to Edna Tarigan,  a Jakarta-based pleasure hunter a.k.a a Jakarta-based travel writer working as a journalist in the daily life.

I began my professional carrier as a journalist since 2010 in Jakarta, lived in Bali from 2014 to 2015, then moved back to Jakarta to chase my dreams. Here my LinkedIn to see more about my professional background.

Edna in Hebrew means ‘pleasure’. Some friends call me Ed, Edna and the others call me Edan which means ‘crazy’ in Indonesian.

I write anything related to traveling, culinary, nature, culture and other tourism attraction especially in Indonesia.

Besides this blog, I wrote for several medias and publications, including:

  • The Jakarta Post Travel,
  • The Jakarta Post,
  • Bali Buzz by The Jakarta Post,
  • Bali & Beyond magazine,
  • Jakarta Java Kini (JJK) magazine,
  • Panduan ke Kanto Utara & Tohoku Selatan  (a guide book to North Kanto & South Tohoku area in Japan published by Regent Media Singapore in cooperation with Japan National Tourism Organization/JNTO),
  • Hello Bali magazine.

Also, I always try to actively do blog walking. So, feel free to drop me your URL on any comment box on my blog. I would like to see yours too.

 

Ars longa, vita brevis.

Cheers!

-Edn

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Monday morning came too early. It caught me by surprise. I remember we jumped without worry. Then making good plans not to be unwise. . . #sumba #exploresumba #trip #travel #letsgosomewhere #passionpassport #wanderlust #wanderfolk #stayandwander #folkscenery #folkindonesia #livefolkindonesia #livefolk #liveauthentic #wonderfulindonesia #getaway #escape #createscenery #moodygrams #instatravel #travelgram #words #darlingescapes #exploremore #sonya6000 #sonyforher #beach #islandlife
It's quiet a dilemma for me now. It's about to remember the good thing or to remember the bad thing so I know how to handle it next time. . I checked off one of my bucket list destinations last month, Sumba. Weekuri Lake, which actually a beautiful lagoon in south-west Sumba region, gave me unforgettable memories. Not only because of its beauty and how I really love my time swimming and floating around the water, but also the bad memory when the death was so close to me. It was when we saw a little girl very close to death. She was playing around the water alone until somebody realized the girl's body floated without any move. The adults around us didn't really know how to give proper emergency procedures. Women, probably the mother and the relatives of the girl, started crying. And a miracle happened! A tourist, who is also a senior doctor just arrived visiting the lagoon. He directly run to the girl's body. In less than 10 minutes, we knew the girl started breathing again. The doctor gave a CPR to her and saved her life. But what if there was no doctor? The death was too close.

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