"More kids more wealthy" Yogyakarta Local Custom Tip by Goldenboy

Yogyakarta Local Customs: 26 reviews and 41 photos

  Kids blessing -by Goldenboy
by Goldenboy

Yes, that?s what they keep, no more though for now. They believe every child bring their own luckiness. And Javanese people here keep this phrase: mangan ora mangan ngumpul (means: to eat or not to eat, the most important is to be together). Doesn?t make sense eh? It is. But it is working for them. May be this is why people here still can survive even they got not much income (I can say too few) monthly.

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  • Updated Sep 24, 2003
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