Just Another Day In Indonesia…

Idul Fitri: Through the Lens

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Finally, after several days of trying and failing, I have good enough internet to post my Idul Fitri photos! I took these when I went with my family to the Idul Fitri morning prayer service at the neighborhood mosque.

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The girls and women at the mosque getting ready for the special Idul Fitri service

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Bags of food to give to the poor

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Everyone from the neighborhood came for the most important holiday of the year!

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Happy children in bright, shiny (new?) clothes

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This little girl who looks like a cross between a pumpkin and a ghost (Halloween, anyone?) loves to yell, “MISS SARAH!” every time she sees me

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Neighborhood boys messing around like usual and trying to hang off the flag

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My shy little neighbor girl

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Oops, looking the wrong way

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What an awesome Strawberry Shortcake jilbab. If I had been a Muslim child I would have LOVED that.

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I’m sure for this little boy it was much more interesting to watch me than watch everyone praying 🙂

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Minaret

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This one is as mischievous as he looks.

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Time to shake hands and go home

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