Hello all! This blog is an attempt to capture some of my adventures throughout Borneo, Sumatra, Patagonia, the central Andes, the Amazon and the Galapagos. Scroll down and take a look -- hope you enjoy!
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The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos...more info
Islamic GraffitiPhoto taken in Sumatra's province of Aceh, one of Indonesia's most devout Islamic regions.
Sumatran ShitholeThis ranks up there as least luxurious accomodation during my trip: 5x7 foot dimensions, no windows, non-functioning lock, cess-pool floor, angry graffiti, dirty sheets, and big cockroaches.
KutacaneOn the way to Ketambe and Gunung Leuser National Park