WRITTEN BY A COP:
Everyone should take 5 minutes to read this. It may save your life or a loved one’s life. In daylight hours, refresh yourself of these things to do in an emergency situation… This is for you, and for you to share with your wife, your children, & everyone you know. After reading these 9 crucial tips, forward them to someone you care about. It never hurts to be careful in this crazy world we live in.

1. Tip from Tae Kwon Do :The elbow is the strongest point on your body. If you are close enough to use it, do!

2. Learned this from a tourist guide. If a robber asks for your wallet and/or purse,
DO NOT HAND IT TO HIM. Toss it away from you… Chances are that he is more interested in your wallet and/or purse than you, and he will go for the wallet/purse.
RUN LIKE MAD IN THE OTHER DIRECTION!

3. If you are ever thrown into the trunk of a car, kick out the back tail lights and stick your arm out the hole and start waving like crazy.. The driver won’t see you, but everybody else will. This has saved lives.

4. Women have a tendency to get into their cars after shopping, eating, working, etc., and just sit (doing their checkbook, or making a list, etc.
DON’T DO THIS!) The predator will be watching you, and this is the perfect opportunity for him to get in on the passenger side, put a gun to your head,
and tell you where to go. AS SOON AS YOU GET INTO YOUR CAR ,
LOCK THE DOORS AND LEAVE..

If someone is in the car with a gun to your head DO NOT DRIVE OFF, Repeat:
DO NOT DRIVE OFF! Instead gun the engine and speed into anything, wrecking the car. Your Air Bag will save you. If the person is in the back seat they will get the worst of it. As soon as the car crashes bail out and run. It is better than having them find your body in a remote location.

5. A few notes about getting into your car in a parking lot, or parking garage:
A.) Be aware:look around you, look into your car, at the passenger side floor ,
and in the back seat.
B.) If you are parked next to a big van, enter your car from the passenger door.
Most serial killers attack their victims by pulling them into their vans while the women
are attempting to get into their cars. C.) Look at the car parked on the driver’s side of your vehicle, and the passenger side.. If a male is sitting alone in the seat nearest your car, you may want to walk back into the mall, or work, and get a guard/policeman to walk you back out. IT IS ALWAYS BETTER TO BE SAFE THAN SORRY. (And better paranoid than dead.)

6. ALWAYS take the elevator instead of the stairs. Stairwells are horrible places to be alone and the perfect crime spot. This is especially true at NIGHT!)

7. If the predator has a gun and you are not under his control, ALWAYS RUN!
The predator will only hit you (a running target) 4 in 100 times; and even then,
it most likely WILL NOT be a vital organ. RUN, Preferably in a zig -zag pattern!

8. As women, we are always trying to be sympathetic: STOP It may get you raped, or killed. Ted Bundy, the serial killer, was a good-looking, well educated man, who ALWAYS played on the sympathies of unsuspecting women. He walked with a cane, or a limp, and often asked ‘for help’ into his vehicle or with his vehicle, which is when he abducted his next victim.

9. Another Safety Point: Someone just told me that her friend heard a crying baby on her porch the night before last, and she called the police because it was late
and she thought it was weird.. The police told her ‘Whatever you do, DO NOT
open the door..’ The lady then said that it sounded like the baby
had crawled near a window, and she was worried that it would crawl to the street and get run over. The policeman said, ‘We already have a unit on the way,
whatever you do, DO NOT open the door.’ He told her that they think a serial killer
has a baby’s cry recorded and uses it to coax women out of their homes thinking that someone dropped off a baby.. He said they have not verified it, but have had several calls by women saying that they hear baby’s cries outside their doors when they’re home alone at night.

10. Water scam! If you wake up in the middle of the night to hear all your taps outside running or what you think is a burst pipe, DO NOT GO OUT TO INVESTIGATE! These people turn on all your outside taps full blast so that you will go out to investigate and then attack.

Stay alert, keep safe, and look out for your neighbors! Please pass this on
This e-mail should probably be taken seriously because the Crying Baby Theory was mentioned on America ‘s Most Wanted when they profiled
the serial killer in Louisiana

I’d like you to forward this to all the women you know.
It may save a life. A candle is not dimmed by lighting another candle..
I was going to send this to the ladies only,
but guys, if you love your mothers, wives, sisters, daughters, etc.,
you may want to pass it onto them, as well.

Send this to any woman you know that may need
to be reminded that the world we live in has a lot of crazies in it
and it’s better to be safe than sorry..
Everyone should take 5 minutes to read this. It may save your life ora loved one’s life.

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Dermaga Pantai Widuri Pemalang


Dermaga Pantai Widuri Pemalang

Akhir purnama ke-enam 2012

Kontemplasi tentang langit, perjalanan nafas dan sang waktu. Aliran darah, benturan idealisme serta realitas menari dalam lintasan sang waktu, hati nurani, akal sehat. Bergumam tentang segala hidup, segala rasa, segala harmonisasi kehidupan. Warna-warni segala indah,segala imagi, yang tertoreh dalam segala. Hitam berarak senada menyelimuti setiap kepingan jiwa, terbakar diufuk kaki langit sebuah dermaga kecil dengan segala sesuatunya yang absurd dan kecil.

Tetaplah sendiri walau apapun yang terjadi, menantang sepi, melawan hari, bergelut dengan waktu, dan keadaan. Jatuh, terluka, bangkit dan melawan dengan lantang walau terkadang frustasi, dan tetap tegap gagah melangkah. Itulah seorang lelaki seharusnya berjalan…

The art of the overnight backpacking trip


The art of the overnight backpacking trip.

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The Adventure Quote


“Because it’s there”
— George L Mallory, British Mountaineer

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”
–Edmund Hillary New Zealander mountain climber and Antarctic Explorer Famous for being first to succesfully climb Mount Everest

“You don’t have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things – to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals.”
Sir Edmund Hillary

“No mountain is worth even a finger or a toe to frostbite. Return home is real success. Summit is only bonus”.
Alan Hinkes, British 8000er meter climber

“It was our preparation, knowledge and experience that kept us alive.”
–Rachel Kelsey, South African born British Mountaineer

“There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.”
Freya Stark (French adventurer and explorer 1893-1993)

“I am prepared to go anywhere, provided it be forward.”
–David Livingstone, Scottish missionary and explorer, 1813-1874

“The best way to observe a fish is to become a fish”
Jacques Cousteau (French Explorer, 1910-1997)

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.”
–Freya Stark (French adventurer and explorer 1893-1993)

“Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons. Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it.”
–Edmund Hillary

Mountains are not fair or unfair – they are just dangerous.
Reinhold Messner, Tyroll seven summitter

Unusual travel suggestions are dancing lessons from God.
–Kurt Vonnegut, American writer

The mountains will always be there, the trick is to make sure you are too.
–Hervey Voge

You’ve climbed the highest mountain in the world. What’s left ? It’s all downhill from there. You’ve got to set your sights on something higher than Everest.
Willi Unsoeld, First American Everest Summitter

Near the foot of the mountain we visited a yogi who dwelled in a hollow tunneled beneath a boulder. He pondered our notion of climbing Shivling and said: “First travel, then struggle, finally calm.”
Greg Child, Australian born American Climber/Adventure photographer&author

” – You guys going up ? – Yes, yes, we go up – You may be going a lot higher than you think!”
Don Whillans (British mountaineer), to a Japanese party, while descending Eiger

disana tidak ada kematian, tidak ada awal ataupun akhir, tidak ada masalah apapun, karena disana adalah singasana yang Maha Agung dlam kedigdayaan alam semesta raya.

–Siegei Pandawa

menegadah ke langit dalam lompatan kuantum


menegadah ke langit dalam lompatan kuantum
linkar sepertitiga detik
sosok sang perempuan awan
menjulai dalam rangkaian gugus maha bintang
di pengakhiran dinihari

babak pengimaman terakhir dalam secawan magrib
menggelepar dalam banjir teodormin yang mengelak
heineken putih-pun urung menjadi pembuka
bagi perjamuan terakhir

telah berkembang dan menguncup dalam waktu yang bersamaan
dengan keanggunan yang masih saja
sebagaimana yang dulu dan awal

ah…ritmis yang sendu
dan memerah
semerah saga
semabuk anggur hitam

dan mengehela nafas panjang
……………..

Jogja, 10 April 2012

~ah badai yang sebagaimana dahulu, namun anyir menyisakan desau dan haru~

Beberapa Tempat Yang Menakjubkan [somehow…someday, i should go there]


Gunung Roraima Venezuela, Brazil dan Guyana

Gunung Roraima adalah tempat yang sangat luar biasa. Ini adalah typikal sebuah gunung dengan 400 meter tebing-tebing tinggi di semua sisi. Hanya ada satu ‘mudah’ untuk mencapai ke atas, yaitu membutuhkan keyakinan, keberanian dan berpengalaman pemanjat tebing.
Di puncak gunung, hujan turun hampir setiap hari, membasuh sebagian besar nutrisi untuk pertumbuhan tanaman dan penciptaan lanskap yang unik di permukaan batu pasir telanjang. Hal ini juga menciptakan beberapa air terjun tertinggi di dunia pada sisinya (Angel Falls adalah sebuah gunung yang terletak di meja yang sama sekitar 130 kilometer). Walaupun hanya ada beberapa rawa-rawa di atas gunung di mana tanaman dapat tumbuh dengan baik, mereka mengandung banyak spesies unik di gunung, termasuk spesies tanaman karnivora buyung.

Socotra, Republik Yaman

Socotra telah digambarkan sebagai salah satu tempat paling asing mencari di Bumi, dan itu tidak sulit untuk melihat mengapa. Hal ini sangat jauh dengan iklim yang kering dan sebagai akibat dari tiga tanaman kehidupan ditemukan di tempat lain, termasuk yang terkenal Dragon’s Blood Trees, berbentuk pohon payung yang menghasilkan getah merah. Ada juga sejumlah besar burung, laba-laba dan binatang lain asli pulau terumbu karang dan sekitarnya yang juga memiliki banyak endemik (yaitu hanya ditemukan di sana) spesies. Socotra dianggap mempunyai banyak keanekaragaman hayati di laut Arab, dan merupakan salah satu Situs Warisan Dunia.

The Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Uhmmm, deskripsi singkat untuk tempat ini. Amazing!

Puncak gunung Mount everest

Fewwhhh….indah sekali rasanya bisa menghirup udara salju (walau cuman sedetik) dan menapaki jejak Edmund Hillary hingga kepuncak.

Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu di Peru, yang berarti “Puncak Tua” adalah salah satu situs kuno yang paling misterius di dunia. Menurut legenda, Machu Picchu telah lama dianggap tempat suci. Kota ini sejarahnya didirikan oleh orang-orang Inca, merekalah yang menciptakan kota yang luar biasa serta yang telah mendirikan banyak dari struktur batu dan hingga menjadi sebuah karya seni yang menakjubkan.

Dinding Utara gunung Eiger di Swiss

(Udah, sementara ini dulu cukup)….Semoga Ada yang punya saran laen tempat yang menakjubkan?

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Perjalanan ke pantai geseng bantul


Pantai perawan,lebih tepatnya pantai yang masih belum banyak yang mengeksploitasi dan dieksploitasi. Pantai ini tepatnya  terletak di Kecamatan Panggang, Kabupaten Gunungkidul, Provinsi Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta. Untuk mencapai lokasi Pantai Gesing pengunjung akan melewati jalan aspal yang banyak lubang di sela-sela perbukitan karang.,kalau dari arah imogiri timur perjalanan kesana akan jauh lebih dekat;> bisa ditempuh dlm waktu 3jam(2jam naik motor,sisanya kalo mau jalan kaki,btw pemandangan yg dilewati oke banget) kalo mo jg bw motor mpe lokasi bisa dititipin  didekat warung makan ikan laut. Terakhr kesana cm 1 itu aja warung makn disana. Setelah meletakkan sepeda motor,maka kita akan melihat bangunan TPI,kapal2 nelayan dg mesin johnson 2pk yang terparkir berderet-deret. Dari sebuah bukit kita bisa merasakan riak,ombak yang besar sekali tatkala membentur batu karang. Kalopun ada yg mau rock clymbing,karena bukit ini disekelilingnya adalah tebing-tebing tinggi yang sangat menakjubkan. Setelah bereksplorasi melewati labirin alam diatas bukit itu,maka kenikmatan selanjtnya adl tiduran diatas karang sambil menikmati matahari tenggelam diufuk kaki langit. Perjalanan dipantai ini,diakhiri dengan menikmati nasi hangat+ikan pari+tongkol bakar & tentu saja sambal pedas. Uhm,hari yang penuh dengan ketakjuban-hanya ada suara ombak,obrolan camar laut & angin yang memburu pelan. Ahh..

Pantai Gesing terletak di Kecamatan Panggang, Kabupaten Gunungkidul, Provinsi Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta secara geografis terletak antara 80 5’53” BS dan 1100 27’23” BT. Untuk mencapai lokasi Pantai Gesing pengunjung akan melewati jalan aspal yang banyak lubang di sela-sela perbukitan karang. Konon dahulu wilayah Gunungkidul merupakan dasar laut yang terangkat oleh pergerakan kulit bumi. Selama beratus-ratus tahun dasar laut yang terangkat ini mengalami proses pelapukan akhirnya terbentuk tanah sehingga tumbuh-tumbuhan kecil dapat hidup, kemudian proses itu berlanjut sehingga menjadi suatu evolusi dari perbukitan karang  menjadi  hutan seperti sekarang ini. Lokasi Pantai Gesing cukup jauh dari kota yaitu sekitar empat jam menggunakan bus angkutan perkotaan, sehari-hari kendaraan yang digunakan sebagai sarana transportasi yaitu motor dan truk atau kendaraan pengangkut hasil tangkapan ikan.

Sepeti jenis pantai lain yang terletak di kabupaten Gunungkidul Pantai Gesing memiliki pesona alam yang sangat indah dengan banyak perbukitan karang dan pasir putih. Pantai Gesing merupakan pantai tetutup, berbentuk teluk  dengan pasang surut yang terjadi type diurnal satu kali pasang dan satu kali surut, luas pantai yang berbentuk teluk ini hanya sekitar 200 meter.

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