Right, down into this wee village. It’d be nice if I could find somewhere to eat. Oh, back onto the crappy road. It would be nice if I could find somewhere to have a wee meal. A wee Nasi Goreng would be nice but, I guess it’s Sunday. All these wee places, everybody, oops. Everybody taking the day off. Just under take this. Look at this state of this, vehicle. Hello.
Hello, how are you? Good? Okay. They always say hello but they never respond to “how are you?” I think “hello” might be the height of their. Right, which way do I go? I’m gonna ask somebody. Hello. Bukit Holbung, this way or this way?
Yes, yes, yes. Up this way? Ah, okay, good. What food you have here? What food is this? Maybe I want to eat. This, what? Nasi? Nasi, no! Nasi, no? What? I dunno what it is. I will. Noodles? Mee, mee? Mee, mee. Okay, I will try, okay? Okay, let me park my bike. Okay, she’s gonna make me some noodles. Oh, there’s different things. Someone’s frying chicken. This chicken? Oh, this? What is this? Fish? Banana, banana. Oh, you’re frying banana? Yeah. Ah, okay. This the bananas? Ah, okay. It looks nice. Hot, hot. Hot. Hot banana. She this one fish and this banana? Ah, okay. Okay, maybe I’ll try it. Oh, she’s made me some noodles. Okay, I will eat. How much? I dunno what she’s saying. How much I pay her? How much money? How much? Money, money. Rupiah, 10,000. Okay. 10,000.
10,000. 10,000 Rupiahs. See if I have 10. This one is a 10. Yes.
Okay, good. Okay, I will give this a try. Okay, noodles. Any fork? No have money.
No have money? Oh really, ah? What? For what? She gave me noodles. That’s why I gave her 10,000. What did you give me? Money. Give me something. Uh? Yes. Yes.
Okay. What? Money, money.
Money. She want money for what? I already paid for this. Eh? For what, for what? [laughter]
For nothing? Oh, she’s joking? Joking? Ah, okay. Ah, okay. Does she? Oh, I’m sitting, oh, sitting here? Okay. You have a fork or I just use the spoon? Okay. Okay, I will sit like this. Do you speak Indonesia. No, I’m tourist. I am tourist.
Yes. You are speaking English though, right? Good. No, no, no, no. No, she is good. She is speaking English good. [laughter] This your daughter? [laughter] Daughter. Family, family?
Yes. Ah, okay. You? My mother.
Your mother? Yes, that’s what I said. You’re her mother. She’s your daughter. I love you.
Okay. I love you. Oh, she loves me?
Ah. She’s saying you love me. [laughter] You have husband? Do you have a husband? Are you looking? Okay, I will try this. What is this, the spicy? Oh, it’s like peanut. Ah, I can taste peanut. It’s like a peanut sauce. Mmmm. Yeah, peanut, right? It’s delicious. Delicious peanut sauce. Mmmm, it;s good. Good? Good, good, good. Good.
Ahh. Mmmm. You want to play? Okay.
Money, money. Och aye.
That’s my camera woman. You can turn round and talk. Talking. Why? Not photo. It’s video, video. Camera off. Camera off. It’s on. Touch. Oh. You can see? You can talk to my camera. Speaking. You can speaking. Speaking?
Yeah, you can be like “blah, blah, blah.” Hello, from Harian Boho. Photo.
Photo, uh? Okay. Smile. Have this in my teeth. [laughter] Okay, 1, 2, 3. Okay. Okay, good?
Good. My name. My name. My name is [inaudible]. Yum yum. Okay, finish. Huh?
I put. I want to try her food. Ask her to. Yeah, what you have. Banana? Banana, banana, pisang, pisang. This banana and what this? What this one? It’s vegetables or something, right? Okay, banana. How much for banana? How much Rupiah? 100. 100? 10,000.
10,000 for banana? Really?
100,000? Really, ah? 100,000? 100. I feel like I’m paying the white man price here. 10,000 I know. Okay, I’ll give her the 10,000. Ah ha, banana, banana. 5,000? Yeah, 5,000. 5,000. Yeah, okay. I’m getting the real price. Good. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. 7, 7. 7? Ah. I’m getting different numbers. 10, 100, 5, now 7,000. Okay, 5,000. Okay, thank you. Okay, I got more. I only wanted to try one. You want? Yeah, I give her one. She want? Ask her. She scared of me? I’m not a monster. One, one, one, one. I give her one. You want one? One, one.
Oh you want one? Okay. No problem Auntie. No problem. Oh, you got two. You greedy. Okay, no, take two.
Thank you. No, no problem. Do you want to try one? No? Okay.
No, no. I will eat three myself. You want one? No, no, no.
Okay, so I eat three myself. Three for me. Oh you want to eat one? Ah, okay. I only wanted to try one. No problem. Okay. Let me try. Mmmm. Hot fried banana. Delicious. Mmm. Yum. Good?
Yeah, good. Oh, very nice. Yes, this very nice. Very nice. Now I’m strong, yes. Eat banana, now I’m strong. Same like Eric, he was Bananaman, then he was strong. Where are you from? Where are you from?
Scotlandia. Scotlandia. Scotlandia? Oh. Here?
Throw your bag. Okay. Now I will go to Bukit Holbung. Bukit Holbung, Bukit Holbung.
Yes, yes. Driving this way, right?
Yes. What? What she want? Take her with me? Take her with me? Okay, come on. Let’s go. Let’s go. No.
[laughter] Okay, I see you when I’m driving back, okay? Okay, bye bye everyone. See you.
See you, see you. Aye, so those people were very friendly, weren’t they? And always when you find one big group, there’s usually one person that speaks decent enough English that you can have some kind of interaction with them and luckily the one that spoke English was the cutest out of all of them. Hi.