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JULY-AUGUST 2013
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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
LOCAL LENS
BY JEFF YOUNG
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BOGOR , INDONES I A
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he mountainous Puncak region two hours south of Jakarta has historically provided a welcome
respite from the heat and hubbub of daily life in Indonesia’s capital. As at this roadside market near
Bogor, vendors hawk a huge and colorful variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as goods of all
types, to weekend vacationers beside the roads that wind their way along these temperate slopes.
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Jef Young is an EFM working as a professional adjudicator specialist in the consular section at Embassy Jakarta,
where his wife, FSO Sylvie Young, is an assistant cultural afairs ofcer. It is their frst tour as a Foreign Service family,
and their 15-year-old daughter is thoroughly enjoying the experience. Jef took this photo in September 2012 with a
Canon PowerShot SX130IS.