This is Carina Beach in the Togeans. One afternoon we cruised around the islands to come to this deserted island and a few other spots for snorkeling. Water is so clear. Sand is soft as silk. And snorkeling kicks some major booty.
The Togean Islands July 6th 2010 The Togean Islands
June 29, 2010
We are getting ready to leave the Togean islands and head back to Jakarta for the return flight home. As I woke up this morning to this quiet, the jungle to my left with the chickens high-stepping about and the tide coming in just four meters from our hut, I realized it will be a long time to get back to this sort of tranquility. For one, it just takes so long ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Sulawesi » Togean Islands 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