Bajo People.. sea gypsies April 16th 2011 From the first time I read about the Bajo people, "Sea Gypsies", I was intrigued about their existence in modern day life. The concept of people living in stilt houses that are built over the sea congers images the movie "Water World" which starred Kevin Costner.
On my last days in the Togean Island I decided that making the journey across the sea to the Bajo Village was now or never. I hired a ... 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
Travelling to me is about culture! Discovering, learning, accepting, believing & immersing myself in the life and toil of the countries I visit. Looking back at some of my travels I know I would never of had that experience if I had of stayed safely behind a tour bus. Stepping out, being lost with no plans led to some of the most memorable moments of my life.... full info