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]
Date: August 6th 2010
Finally hereHi. It has taken a bit longer to find time to post than I had thought. The life of a student diver is actually quite busy. A couple of dives a day and then study, study, study the rest of the time. But I'm not complaining as you will see.
Getting hereThe trip down here was uneventful apart from massive delays on the flights. In Amsterdam they ... read more