Bule Tinggal Kampung March 26th 2009 The best day of our life will probably pass us by without us realizing.
Was it the morning after I lost my virginity and tasted appreciatively the sour memorable lick of pink grapefruit, when for the first time I listened to Etta James’ At Last and felt the words were mine? Did it come about on holiday in a small fishing village on Crete’s south coast, posing with my sister an ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Lombok » Gili Air 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
I moved to Asia back in the summer of 2003 as one of too many ALTS on the JET programme and i discovered travelblog to be a fun way of sharing my love of adventure and storytelling. For the next four years Hiroshima, domestically considered a city of yakuza and bumpkins, and known abroad as the victim of the A-bomb, became 'home'. My trials, tribulations, elations and escapes were herein documented. In my 30th year i left Japan behind, challenged myself to adventuring through Pakistan, to cross China west to east and north to south, and finally to settle in a 'developing country' (read pollute... full info