Makassar (3-5 Apr 15) April 4th 2015 A long time ago as a student in primary school, I saw the crazy-looking island of Sulawesi (we'd learnt it was called Celebes back in the days of the British East India Company) on the map, and wondered what it was like there. Now I'm finding out!
And so a little over a month since my last brief rendezvous with Thailand (again), I'm back on a more exotic trail and continuing to fill in the gap ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Sulawesi » Makassar 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
Hi, thanks for visiting. I'm an ex-cop and ex-finance guy from Singapore, quit my job to travel. Decided to start in my own backyard here in Southeast Asia. Pleased to have you follow me on my adventure...... full info