Guns, Germs and Steel March 4th 2005 Do a Google search on 'Flores' and you will see that this far out Indonesian island gained worldwide attention last year as the place where they found a little 'hobbit' person's remains. Only about 12000 years old, it is supposedly a previously unknown human relative. Ardent evolutionists and creationists have been jumping up and down in their armchairs about it ever since.
The scenery in Flore ... read more
Asia » Indonesia 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
Work-shy Brit on the way to Australia via as many places as possible. Started off by hitch hiking on a yacht across the Med from Morocco to Turkey, but that went tits up - the plan? What plan?.... full info