Into the dragons throat - diving inside a subsea volcano March 6th 2015 Im not an early riser. On the 28th of September, I watched the sun rise over Hamlahera barely able to stop smiling at what I new was about to come.
As a geomorphologist living in Australia where we have a grand total of zero volcanoes, to wake up and watch Dukono Volcano puffing out billows of smoke every few minutes added to my anticipation. Located on the eastern tip of Hamlahera, Dukono has ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » North Maluku 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
Hiya :) I'm a 50 year old free spirited lady from Australia who just updated her profile because I realised i am no longer 46 and am also not Peter Pan. I like to spend life doing ridiculous things and have no intention of ever stopping. I've taken a year off to explore the planet and reward myself for well, years of work.. Im very much a seat of your pants traveller and totally irresponsible. Most of my travels are spur of the moment run away from home episodes and my teenage sons are cool with this. Im at peace with knowing riotous times dont have to stop when your supposed to have grown up... full info