• June 13, 2024

Notice Anything Strange About The Obamas’ Vacation Pictures? Take A Closer Look [PHOTOS]

 Notice Anything Strange About The Obamas’ Vacation Pictures? Take A Closer Look [PHOTOS]

The former president Barack Obama and his family visited his hometown as they dropped in to a 9th-century compound temple in Indonesia during their family trip to South-East Asia but missing one person.

The former US president spent four years in Indonesia as a child. He moved to the country aged six when his mother married an Indonesian man who is anthropologist who spent years doing research into village life, following the breakdown of her marriage to his Kenyan father.

The former US President was pictured performing a traditional Hindi greeting as he and his daughters were escorted around the religious building.

A day after visiting the Borobudur Temple in Magelang, Barack, Malia and Sasha were shown around the Prambanan Temple in Central Java by a team of archaeologists on Thursday.

Photographs appeared to be a a priority on Wednesday at Borobudur with both daughters and their father snapping away, but it appeared as though the enthusiasm might have wavered, and the former First Lady Michelle wasn’t seen in any pictures at Prambanan.


The former President and his family wrapped up their five-day vacation on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali and headed to the historic city of Yogyakarta on Wednesday during a nostalgic trip to the country where Obama lived for several years as a child.

Obama, his wife Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha drove to a luxury hotel in downtown Yogyakarta after arriving on a private jet at the city’s military airport, said Indonesian air force base commander Air Vice Marshal Novyan Samyoga.

The family then went to visit the ninth-century Borobudur Temple in Magelang on Wednesday where they were seen snapping photos.


Obama and his family were seen on a river rafting as they vacationed in Bali on Monday.
They also visited several tourist attractions, including a museum and rice terraces in Ubud, an arts and culture center amid hills and rice paddies.

In Yogjakarta, the Obamas also plan to visit the Hindu temple of Prambanan during their two-day holiday, Samyoga said.

President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo has invited the Obamas to visit the Bogor Palace in West Java during their trip in Indonesia.

Obama is also scheduled to speak at an Indonesian Diaspora Congress in Jakarta on July 1.

Sources: Daily MailThe GuardianBBC / Photo credit: AP via Daily MailReuters via Daily MailU.S. Department of Agriculture/Flickr

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