Wanted to share the last few images from our time in Indonesia before posting images and stories from our time in Myanmar and Cambodia.
We had the opportunity to explore both Prambanan and then Borobudur during our stay in central Java in the town of Yogyakarta. In terms of splendor the Hindu temples of Prambanan are some of the most gorgeous temples complexes we’ve ever seen. […]
As mentioned in the previous post about Papua, there’s a lot to be dismayed about the current situation and possibly the future of the unique culture of the island. And yet beneath the surface there’s a lot of positive things […]
When you cross over the Wamena Mountain Ranges of West Papua you feel like you’re entering another place in time. As the plane makes a sharp bank to the left you feel the need to press one’s face to the window […]
With our tour guide and new friend Wayan, we spent the day exploring parts of Northwest and Central Bali. From mornings spent at a local restaurant for some good Balinese food to time spent wandering in the deep jungles of […]
As through the world we take our way How often times we hear The praises sung of wealthy men, Of prince, and duke and peer. The poets tell us of their fame, They are lauded o’er the land, But […]
In 1937, Palanisamy Kumeran* traveled across the Bay of Bengal from Southern India to Penang to work on one of the many rubber** plantations to be found on the Malay peninsula. Palanisamy had planned on staying long enough until he had […]
The first thing one notices as they descend from the clouds into Malaysia’s lush and seemingly never-ending flow of green palms is the rolling hills with periodic veins of exposed limestone laying bear hundreds of millions of years of nature’s […]
We’ll be posting more about Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines once we have a more consistent internet connection. Have a lot to share, but are limited by inconsistent internet connectivity.