They came up with many tasty dishes. Amazing! @@
At the end of July, I hosted a Buddhist memorial ceremony for my deceased aunt. See this unique altar?
Here's the description of the ceremony quoted from my Facebook post:
The Buddhist ceremony today was mainly for the deceased -- in my case, my aunt --, but also for consoling "gaki" ghosts. Gakis are always hungry because of the sin they committed while alive in this world. In Bon period, they are thought to come back with the deceased (usually via water like rivers or the sea), and the family members feed the poor ghosts as well when they celebrate the first return of their loved ones from the world of the dead.
BTW, It's my summer ritual to make peach cobbler every year, and I didn't forget to do so this summer.;)
And I was lucky to enjoy fishing at least once.
I was lucky enough to join this international BBQ? event. Indonesian food was really good.
BTW, in Sep, 2015, I gave this a try for the first time in my life: