Tiiit ... Tiiiit .... breemm breemmm .. tiiit tiiitPriitt priiittt "ooopp stop"."Take it sir just twenty five thousand rupiah, I do not get any profit whit this, but I will give you""Taxi ... Taxi ...""T-shirt One dollar one dollar one dollar one dollar" "I buy one, how much? '" Twenty thousand rupiah sir ""Transport .. sir ""In Sukawati market this thing is just fifteen thousand rupiah " "where is Sukawati? In Australia? "" No its just twenty minute from here "" I do not know Sukawati oohh, sorry but you still must pay twenty five thousand rupiah to buy this "“ticket for Balinese Dance sir" "Hey ... Where am I? Is this still somewhere in Bali? Why do all the people never stop to talk? "A confused man thinks hard to find the answers to these questions but strangely in the heart, he is absolutely don’t have intuition to ask that question to people around him. 'Sir you should not sit in front of the store”A woman reprimanded the confused man, she had a sweet face when silent, but really not sweet when she starts talking "oh sorry where I can rest for a while Gek?" "Maybe on the other place sir, 500 meters to the south there is a field" said the sweet-faced woman if she was silent. His face implies that she does not want the confused man stay longer in her authority area. The confused man began to draw the conclusion that the woman look cute while talking because she was not whole heartedly in conversation with him, perhaps in terms of verbal communication only reprimand him, but in his mind she had killed the man sitting in front of his store 3 times "Are the woman has a problem like I am facing heavy problems?" The confused man began to speak silent while walking according to the direction the girl said. Though the confused man stare far ahead still looks the places where he does not deserve to sit and rest for one breath, confused man finally keep trying to find a place that is directed by a sweet-faced woman if she was silent, because spoken verbal word humans is a promise, its made him to belief that human beings are virtuous. "Tap tap tap tap ..” Steady steps down the confused man walk in the red street, his feet in the blanket by kamen (Balinese sarong) stripes with brown and black with little white motifs, he used a black shirt. His right hand was carrying a white shopping bag with purple Buddha images; of course, he picked up the bag somewhere. Crowd in the streets did not bother him at all, and he does not feel strange to see white people with tall body, because he had seen that men in his village. Community village called that people by name “toris”. But something make him stare a while is a place, a place that has many tables and chairs. "Hmmmm what is this smell?" the smells very strange but makes him hungry. The confused man then draw the conclusion that this is the smell of cow's milk that has expired. "Yeeekksss: Then he walked straight to continue his soul searching. "Oh I’ve seen" cried the confused man with a smile and started running into the field. But up in the field, the confused man feel annoyed. "This is not 500 meters, but its 580 meters!" With a face like a failed paper origami folds formed into a bird, confused man then chose to sit under a big tree to rest from his long journey. "Bump gluduk" a white spherical object the size of a coconut rolled to him. "Sir please passes the ball" a child said to him. With a little bit dazed, confused man took the object with his hand and threw it to the child.The confused man began to sit back, and once again think with when he saw the children playing round-shaped object with his foot. "Did I lose memory? What is this game? As a child I can remember I've never played it. Ah ..! I must have amnesia ". Still in his thoughts, he still trying to remember how he fall and then hit his head so he going to have memory loss, suddenly a bespectacled man use sun glasses, with a blue patterned dress shirt white small, suddenly had to be next to the confused man and asked him"Your Kamen is good sir, it is original?" "Yes, this made by my mother, old stuff hehe" he answered "Wuih for here, kamen like this are expensive, are you have stock kamen else so I can buy?""Ouch sorry, I only have one kamen, and besides, I would never go back to the place I come from. So no kamen that I can sell to you” "I know from your kamen where you came from, you should not use this kamen. Your kamen will look precious when stored or on display in your wall house, but by the way, why you said will never go back to your hometown? “With curiosity the strange man asked him. While shaking his head, the man confused said, "I ran away, I ran away from tradition, I could not take it anymore, the tradition pressing me until I had no more power to survive there." "Hahahaha what’s wrong about tradition?" Said the strange man laughed and took off his glasses, looking at the face of the confused man seriously. "Yaaahh everyone looked at us as a result of old architecture, watching our tradition, not only that, soon is the most important thing I can not do what I want because I have to carry out the activities of tradition, whole my life" "So what do you want?" "Anything other than tradition" replied the confused man steady "Okay so what are you looking here?, And I am sure you have come here by walk, how many days do you need to walk up here?" So many questions were asked by a strange man, it turns out this guy is really weird thought the confused man. "I walked about 3 days, and every sunset I rest in every place I like. And you asked me what I was looking for here? It may come to this place is something I want "Hahahaha" the strange man laughed again "you say that this place is what you want “hahaaha" confused man accustomed to the confusion and re-told "Yes, being here is something I want, and I will make money here" said the man confused, and the strange man then stop laughing "Okay so you need a job, and I'm sure your skills are not so qualified for a great job, there is a lot of work going on here, but if I look from the place of your origin, there are only a few types of jobs that are suitable for you here, if you want to work to be waiters here, every waiters using custom clothing tradisional Bali. Many stage performances for dancers or musicians Bali here who are happy to give the job to you, and are you know my job? My job is to explain to tourists about Bali tradition for foreign tourists here, as well as take them to places where a tradition places in Bali. So if you really want to run away from tradition, no job you want here! You should swim cross the sea to escape from tradition. "What! Is it true that there is no job for me? And what exactly is the name of this place?" The strange man again using glasses walked away and answered the question the confused man with only a simple smile. The man was very upset with the results confused conversation with a strange man, and began packing belongings and walked straight to the south. Senses of vision and hearing are used to the fullest to prove the words of the strange man. It is true of the field where he was resting lined up plenty of tables and chairs where the employees wear uniforms nuanced Balinese tradition, he also passed several stage for Balinese dance performances. After 1 hour walk confused man finally found a forest. "Hmmm maybe in this place I can get away from the crowds for a while" thought the man confused. The man confused then marched into the forest. Unexpected in the forest, a lot of monkeys began to come out, "What the fuck!" Monkeys began to approach the confused man, this is the first time the confused man seen a lot of monkeys and big enough. The confused man was crouched and closed his eyes hoping he would survive. "Hahahaha .. hahahaha .. ahahaha ... " The confused man was surprised to hear a lot of people who laughed and began to open his eyes. With a bit of fear he saw little children with yellow haired laughing pointing and him. "Never mind Sir, the monkeys just for food" says someone who uses traditional Balinese clothing. "How do you know the monkeys just wanted some food" said the man confused a little angry " I happen to monkeys keeper here together friends of mine, they are not dangerous, they are used to meet human beings, see the tourists there, they are happy to see and joking with the monkeys here "the keeper said. The confused men then get up from squatting, and then realize that in the monkey forest is crowded with a tourists. "Huuuhh" confused man running again without saying anything to the Keeper, no more reason for his shame is too huge. While watching the tourists and the monkey the confused man keep running straight ahead to the south, no matter there is a winding road that has been prepared. The confused man prefers climbing small hills. Disappointed at this place made him no matter where he would walk again. Staring into space, a step slow, his tears slowly falling, he was really disappointed because this place is not the answer for his problem. Finally, after a short while he came out of emptiness, and from a broken heart because of a unique fragrance. Swiftly he looked up and the surrounding area. "Wow so beautiful and gorgeous ... waaahhh "turned out to be the thing that makes him realize is a place. Where the place is covered with a lot of shady frangipani trees always bloom. Atmosphere of traditional Balinese houses, with lots of trees covered with fragrant frangipani flowers it’s really a soothing sight.Finally the man confused to smile back, she finally decided to sit for a while under the big frangipani tree, and began to contemplate what to do. "Money remnant live Rp. 10,000, there is nothing I can do but to survive while here, if I have been having much money I will cross the ocean "thought the confused man After brooding for an hour, he decided to walk back to the monkey forest that had already passed by him, feverishly he sought monkeys keeper that had a chance to meet with him.”Ah it's him""Hooi sir..! I want to talk briefly "cried the confused man, trying to approach the monkeys keeper. "You are, the confused man, what you want to say sir?" "I need a job sir, can I be the keeper as you here? Although I have to dress custom like you, I willingly” "Ahahahahaha," with amazement face the keeper tries to give a solution to the confusion is the confused man. "Well, you try your hand reached out to the monkey was" the keeper pointed to one of the monkeys is quite large. "If he extended his hand to you, you are welcome to work here" "Okay I'll try" confused man with trembling hands held out his empty hands, and "grrrr keekkssss keekkss" "owh owh owh" the monkey grunts make the confused man startled and ran toward the back of the keeper. "Nah, and you end up not welcome here" said the keeper with a smile The face of the confused man looks disappointed, ultimately the keeper said again to him " in fact there would be no monkey that will reach out to your hands if you just give your bare hands with no food, I was just testing your courage to face an angry monkey, and you are a coward, so you do not match the job” "Okay I'll try to find another job, many jobs that I can get here in accordance word of strange man that I met this afternoon" said the confused man in a mocking tone. After that the confused man walking forward the north where he passed earlier. He stopped in front of a place that has many chairs and tables are chosen by random, but he has a strong feeling against this place. "Haloo Sir, whether there is a job here?" Shouted the confused man called one young man dressed in traditional Balinese with brown color. "Yes there anything I can help sir?" Asked the young man "Whether there is a job here?" "What kind of job you want?" Asked the young man "Ya work as you do, this time I do not mind to use the traditional clothes that you used" said the confused man steady "Indeed we require extra waiter, but are you can speak tourist language?" "Hmmm .. I can not” said the confused man with disappointed faces "Sorry sir, the main requirement being waiter in this whole area is must be able to speak tourist language, so sorry I can not ask you as a waiter here for my boss, okay I am sorry sir" the young man went back to the place with lot of table and chair and got busy with the sound of a faint smile are super friendly to the tourists there. "Ugggghh .. Okay I'm not going to give up "the last option is the confused man is Balinese dance stage performance. "Tok tok tok" confused man began knocking on the door of an angkul-angkul stage for Balinese dance performances. "Om swastiastu" a wise-looking man opened the door "Om swastiastu sir"'There’s anything can I help you sir? "Asked the wise man "I need a job Sir, is there anything I can do here, I can dance and play gamelan, and for the first time that I want truly to do it" said the man confused with the face forward.The wise man then began to notice the confused man from head to toe,"Hey I know where you came from!" while pointing the confused man kamen.Smiling happily wise man said "okay you can work here, as the dancers and gamelan player, I hope we can share about the original music or dance at your area. And for sure we will have a great performance. "Wow yes sir, thank you very much" "You can sleep here, there is an unused warehouse space you can use, because I know you do not have a place to stay, quite surprisingly you dare to explore on a day like this. You remind me of 1972. ahahaha " "Hehehehe" he chuckled confused "But I had to get out for a while, you can get into and get some rest, I'll be home at sunset" wise man said as he started walking towards to his bike. With doubts the confused man withstand the departure of the wise men "uh wait a minute sir, wait a minute" "Yes what is it?" Asked the wise man wonder "What's the name of this area sir?" "Ahahahahhaha ..." while turn on the bike the wise man said, "behold the sight, the writing on the blue signboard is the name of this place" then the wise man leave the confused man as he nodded his head. The confused man are sitting in front of the stage performance, and trying to read the writing shown by the wise man. Staring intently piece, his brain began to work to understand the meaning of what he has seen it. And finally her brain also give a result "@ $ #%" "Fiuuhh…. unfortunately I can not read and understand what the writing in the signboard is, fate of an illiterate"The End
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