Banda Islands our third trip November 20th 2010 Drawn once again by the magical allure of the Banda islands The famed spice islands of old and just what they were seeking when they discovered America. The richness of the place the history and the undersea world overwhelms me and makes every new visit fresh and thrilling.
I am not disappointed that getting here and getting back off again remains an adventure in itself and that the main topic o ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Maluku » Banda 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
Travel with my partner mostly South East Asia with Indonesia being the favorite destination. Currently working in Africa after Previously 5 years in Thailand which made Asia our back yard. Its more hassle to get to Asia now but still worth it we meet up in Indonesia usually and then take off wherever during my vacation periods. We are 50ts and love snorkeling and other wildlife related pass times We do of course do other things as well.Have traveled the world for 35 years initially on ships and a variety of other overseas employment we still love it and will continue as long as we can.[worldma... full info