Kelimutu Crater Lakes, Indonesia

Journal snippet | December 2009 | Flores Island.  We waited beneath the ever warming sunshine for a Bemo (an Indonesia minibus) but as always they only appear when you don’t need one. We eventually gave up and decided to walk 3km uphill to the bus stop in Bajawa. Our backpacks were weighing us down and we…

Remember when: We snorkelled with Turtles

The Gili islands in Indonesia consist of three islands; Trawangan, Meno and Air. We bought a boat ticket to Gili Trawangan, it’s the biggest and most developed island (not really us) but we were hoping for cheaper accommodation as islands tend to be rather dear. We were squished onto a boat and had food piled…

Face to face with an Orangutan

Bukit Lawang, a small village on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia is one of my all time favorite places we’ve been to. Mainly for one reason, Orangutans – I pretty much love these animals!! The village lies on the banks of the Bahorok river and backs onto the huge Gunung Leuser National Park which…