Indonesian man self-quarantines in bamboo forest

Self-isolating in a bamboo forest

Abdullah wanted to return to his village

Location: Klaten, Central Java Province, Indonesia

to celebrate Ramadan

But worried he might be high-risk

he set up a tent in the forest

(SOUNDBITE) (Bahasa Indonesia) TRAVELLER IN SELF-ISOLATION, 42, ABDULLAH AL-MABRUR SAYING:"I see many benefits in isolating here by the riverbank. This is where I played as a child, 35 years ago. I love the environment, I like the river, I like the sight of nature.''

He's been keeping busy

cleaning up the river

and enjoying daily visits from his family

(SOUNDBITE) (Bahasa Indonesia) ABDULLAH AL-MABRUR'S WIFE, 37, SUSANTI SAYING:

"I support him because he is trying to keep everyone healthy and prevent people from gossiping about us.''