Jakarta is an evolving city of bustling crowds that of all the other cities in Indonesia; Break a new ground in pursuing the contemporaneous urban lifestyle. The prospect of new ideas is unimaginably boundless here: creative, liberal and resourceful- amidst the striking features that Jakarta has to offer.
It is to no surprise that the city rapidly blooms into a jungle piece of civilisations. From the sight of lavish heighten skyscrapers to the slums’ seamy side of life; one is quick to notice upon the visible inequality between the classes distribution, and yet that’s just how it is living in a big scale Metropolis.
But at times when Jakarta madness seems eternal under the grey sky of smokes, there is one part of the city that bears a casual manner when faced to the infinite line of traffic congestions. Nothing alike to a prosaic cup of tea, the residents of South Jakarta started the day as early birds, often seen doing routines such exercising or taking the pet for a walk; having the access to a relatively greener environment- with quiet a mass amount of oxygen.
Then, one find himself sipping a friendly cup of coffee at a shared veranda of this bijou looking café in the neighborhood, with a chance that he is about to meet another regulars having their morning rituals too. It is always nice seeing familiar faces, indeed being a part of others’ sphere of life feels like a riveting coincidence; that one may find hard not to notice the warm gimmick it has contributed to one’s morning.