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Exhausting yet joy filled homebound journeys begin

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, June 19, 2017 | 07:57 am
Exhausting yet joy filled homebound journeys begin A number of people are walking to Nggapulu passenger ship on June 14 that will transport them from Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta to Surabaya, Makassar and other cities in eastern Indonesia. (Antara/ Hafidz Mubarak A)

PREMIUM For Siti Muaifa, Idul Fitri is the time of year she most anticipates. She has lived as a scavenger with her family in Pulo Gebang, East Jakarta, since 1995, and is used to saving money for nearly an entire year only to travel to her hometown in Lamongan, East Java, and spend most of it. She usually stays there for 10 days, where she has a home and is surrounded by relatives. On Sunday, Si...