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My Best Friend, Haruka
In Senior high school, I had best friend from Korea. Her name was Haruka. She was beautiful, smart, and low profile. For that many people loved her, included of me myself. It was because, even though she was from foreign country that considered by many students would be arrogant with students in my school, but Haruka was different. She was a good girl.
I and Haruka became good friend each other. I was really glad in having friend like her. It was because even though she was from rich family and I was not from rich family. She wanted to have a friend like me. She wanted to share everything to me. So, did I. For the example, when she had something, like knowledge, foods, or even gift, she would give to me. Then, I did the same thing like her, for the example if my mom made a food, traditional food, I would give that food also to Haruka.
One day, I was invited by Haruka’s family to attend Haruka’s birth day. I came to Haruka’s house as shown in invitation card. I was very surprised when I looked the house of Haruka that was very luxurious, and beautiful. I felt afraid to enter Haruka’s house. For that, I only waited on the outside of Haruka’s house. I stood at fence. Then, seven minutes, I stood at fence. I saw Haruka went to out from her house. She came to me and she asked why I did not enter. I did not answer, I only smiled. Then, she said to me that her birthday would not be started without the existence of me. I was very touched in hearing that. I hugged her. Then, I and Haruka entered to Haruka’s house. Many guests looked at me and Haruka. Then, the party started. Before that, Haruka’s parents introduced me to the guests that I was the best friend for her daughter and Haruka’s family wanted me follow them to holiday in Korea next month. Many people gave applause to me and Haruka’s family. I was so touched. I felt to cry.
I was fortunate having friend like Haruka, and knew Haruka’s family.
When I am sitting under mango tree alone, I remembered my good friends a long time ago. They were Tuti, Pipit, Nurul, and Siska. At the time, they were a friend who really loyal with their own friends. It could be known from their actions every day. For the example, we went to school, backed to school, played, and studied always together. Even though, we were not in the same class(e.g. I , Tuti, and pipit were on one class and Nurul and Siska were different class with us), but we were so chummy. Even, many my other friends called us as “5 Serangkai”
At the time, I and my friends went to school at 6 o’clock in every day. It was caused by the distance between I and my friends to the school was so far. In addition, I and my friends might across river, might go around the forest to go the school. Nevertheless, I and friends did not feel tired to do that. We were very spirit full every day. If there was one of us did not meet one day. We would search our friend until we met her.
One day, after I and my friends backed to school, at 13.00 o’clock. We planned to study together in Tuti’s home especially under Tuti’s mango tree which was very calm, and cool. In addition, under Tuti’s mango tree was prepared some benches. So that, it made all people felt enjoy when staying on this place.
At 13.30 o’clock all members of 5 Serangkai completed. I, Tuti, Pipit, Nurul, and Siska came on time. We never would be late, except there was obstacle that disturbed us. At 13. 45, we started to study to discuss each other about the answer of our homework. Nevertheless, when we did not finish yet in answering our homework, there was event which happened to Tuti. Tuti had fallen to the ground from the bench that she sat. I, Pipit, Nurul and Siska were very shocked about it. Then, we all tried to make Tuti became conscious by giving the first aid. Nevertheless, God had another plan, Tuti backed to God. Tuti Died. We all were very sad.
My life was My Adventure
I was one of students who liked an adventure. It could be proven from the extracurricular that I took in my school for the example hiking. I really liked in doing hiking especially to reach the top of mountain. Even though I did not reach yet the top of mountain, but I had passion on it. I like hiking to the top of mountain, it was because by this adventure, I could test my adrenalin. Then, it made me more realized how beautiful the creation of God was.
In testing my adrenalin, I did any competition that was held by my school especially the competition which challenged my adrenaline. One day in that time, I followed one of competitions that were held by school that was climbing mountain side. This competition was followed by many participants. It consisted of 50 participants.
Before starting this competition, there were some preparation that might be prepared by committee. For the example, they checked all participants especially participants’ health. This checking had function to identify whether the participants were suitable to follow this competition. Besides, checking all participants’ health, the committee also prepared some medicine, doctors, and safety tools to climb the mountain side.
After finishing all requirements above, I was thankful for God. It was because I could follow the competition without any meaningful obstacle. Based on the result of health check of my body was so good.
At 10.00 o’clock, the competition of climbing the mountain side was started. In the beginning of this competition there was no meaningful obstacle. Everything worked well. Nevertheless, the time showed at 10:30, there was accident to one of participants. The name of the participants was Andi. When climbing the mountain side, his hand-grip toward the mountain side got loose. That condition made him could not maintain himself. Then, two expert climbers helped him. He was saving. Then, the competition was ended at 13:00 o’clock and I was the 1stwinner. I was so happy.
Wonderful Adventures in My life
I remembered the time when I was in Elementary School. That time was happy time to me. It was because in Elementary school, I did many activities which were very enjoying. For the example, in holiday, I and my family went to central java. There, I could meet my other families like grandmothers, grand fathers, cousins, and many others.
Besides I could meet my other families, I also could visit traditional house there for the example I visited Keraton Yogyakarta. In that keraton, I saw many instruments from central java like flute, tambourine, drum, gung, and other music instruments. I also saw many pictures of the leader from the first until the new one. From those pictures gave knowledge for me about who people that ever led Keraton Yogyakarta.
Then, when I visited keraton Yogyakarta, I also saw many tourists who visited that place. One of them was from England and she introduced herself to me. Her name was Angela. She was beautiful by having blond hair, and she had blue eyes.We gave our phone number each other. I got a new friend.
After visiting that Keraton, I and my family backed to my grandma’s house. Then, I and my family at evening continued to visit Bringharjo market. Bringharjo market was a traditional market which was every famous in central java. The first impression when I looked that market. It was so beautiful, even though it was very crowded. In that market, I walked together with my family. I saw many people who offered their goods. For the example they offered to the visitors liked clothes, pants, sandals, shoes, bags, skirts and others. Then one thing that made me interested in seeing their goods that everything in batik motif and in the cheap price. Then I and my family chose to buy clothes, bags, in batik motif. Besides those things were for me and my family themselves, they were also given for my neighbors in village. Then, after that, I and my family chose to go my grandma’s house, because it was over night. I and my family decided to take rest first, before continuing the adventure the next day in Jati Jajar cave.
Wonderful Beach, Parangtritis Beach
Paragtritis beach was one of beach that I ever met beside Pangandaran , and Kute beach. I went to Parangtritis beach when I was in senior high school. I went to this beach beside for finding the data for my final report; it was also used to fill the holiday time.
The first impression when I arrived in Parangtritis beach was very beautiful and very extraordinary. It was because the sea’s wave was so big and the sand on that beach was so white. Then, when I and my friends saw those things, we run to that beach. Nevertheless, it was very hard for us when running. It was because I and my friends used sandals or shoes when I and my friends run on the sands. For that, I and my friends decided to put off our sandals and shoes to be put another area. After that, I and my friend run to the wave easily.
Then, one thing that I wanted you to know was when you would visit this beach. You might not wear shirt or skirt (clothes) in green color. It was caused by the existence of myth in that area about the existence of Nyi Roro kidul, the master in that beach. That myth was about if there were people who would visit this beach, they were forbidden to wear clothes in green color, if those people opposed it. The people would get bad luck, or even that people would be lost in the sea and their bodies would not be found.
From the myth above, I and my friends were not brave to wear cloth in green one when we playing in that beach. Nevertheless, if there was anybody who worn the green, she/he changed into other colors. Then, if we did not bring another cloth which had another color, we were no afraid. It was caused that we could find many stores which provided clothes; especially cloth only was used on beach there. Besides, the facility above, I and my friends also got other facilities like horse (it was used to go round the beach), surfing tools and others. I and my friends really enjoyed that holiday.
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