Capturing the mundane to create interesting stories

Army Boots

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Still in formation, although without the owners.



What you see here are the boots of soldiers who are attending the Army Cadet School (Academy?). The boots were ‘parked’ in formation as they were performing Friday Prayer.

The boots were nifty aligned in front of the mosque, probably according to their group.

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Notice the formation is in three column — with the group leader on the front-right position



I wonder how they avoid the boots mixed-up.

Apparently, they put their names, codes or numbers on their boots.

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Iyus & Prayitno



Suddenly, inspection!

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“Sniff, sniff”



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“Hmmmm, if I charge 200 rupiah for every pair of boots that is ‘parked’ here, how much money will I earn…?”




*Ciumbuleuit, Bandung, Indonesia


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4 responses

  1. I wonder what will happen if someone try to steal one of these boots.

    July 8, 2012 at 19:42

    • These are sophisticated boots; equipped with tracking device and proximity alarm :D…
      Don’t think anyone would even try to steal one :P…

      July 8, 2012 at 21:17

  2. Great photo story. Really interesting to see them lined up like that! :-)

    July 9, 2012 at 16:45

    • Thanks, mate.
      Yeah… I should’ve take a photo of them putting the boots on again… but I was in a hurry :-(…

      July 9, 2012 at 17:27

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