old man sea February 4th 2009 The man smiles at me, cracked lips parting to show a grin of yellowed ancient teeth. His hand casually draped over the tiller seems to hardly move as he directs the boat through this tempest. I look forward and see only grey water rising above the bow and as i brace myself again i glance back at the man and for the first time notice the strain in his muscles as he wrestles the tiller into obedienc ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Lombok » Gilli Trawangan 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... ... read more
Have travelled a tiny bit, a this stage Aus, NZ, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia but really want to spread my wings and get out there. I love diving, i can't describe the feeling you get when you jump off the back of the boat and then put your head under and immediately you are in another world. It is amazing. I am starting to try my hand at underwater photography but it is so much harder than it looks, fish never stay still!!
Not sure where is next, have to read some blogs and get inspired!
I hear the Perhentian islands calling my name.....
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