Hardly Moved On From Urban Sketchers Symposium, Singapore
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“I’m not bringing my camera, I’m just going to sketch in Singapore,” I texted Mumun the night prior to my departure.
Cilu Bintang Estate – The Hotel in Banda Neira
The new Cilu Bintang Estate, Banda Neira, is the extension of Abba’s previous accommodation. Mutiara Guesthouse has made it to the Lonely Planet guidebook and has made a name for itself as a great affordable place to stay, but Abba feels there’s need for something more. Hence, the new Cilu Bintang Estate might probably be considered a hotel in Banda Neira, which has just opened since October 2014, if I’m not mistaken.
Kendari Werk – A Struggling Art in Its Hometown
“Kendari Werk was created by a man named Djie A Woi; a Chinese jewelry maker that lived in Kendari. He was inspired to make silver jewelry mimicking the intricate yet delicate spider webs. There’s no telling when he started this craftsmanship exactly, but it’s known that he was the first to do so in Indonesia and it’s been around the country since the 1920s. He’s made several impressive pieces, enjoyed by Dutch queens and royalties, complete with its certificate of gratitude. However, all