Where was that girl going with her mother? On which ship? Why was she wearing a warm coat in 34-degree heat? ... The man joining the small cargo ship with a large suitcase - where was he off to? What was his story? • Read more about the people of Ternate via the link in our bio.
At Ternate harbour, there is something going on everywhere you look. People are coming and going, saying goodbye, doing deals (legitimate & shady). • You see dodgy characters, sailors and business people. There is an air of fun, excitement and, if not quite illicit, certainly something akin. • Read more about Ternate in our bio.
Indonesia is world-famous for its many volcanos, and if you have to pick, Bromo is one of the most spectacular. • Holding sacred value to the Tengger people who make annual offerings to appease their gods by tossing food and money into the crater, it is one of the most active in the world. • No matter at sunrise or sunset, Bromo never fails to impress. •
Borobudur - the largest Buddhist temple in the world, built in the 9th century with bell-shaped dimes inscribed with ancient stories of Buddhism. • We think this UNESCO World Heritage is best admired in the early morning as the sun rises over Mount Merapi. •
Myanmar’s spectacular Gokteik Viaduct sitting over 100 metres above ground. • The train ambles along at almost walking pace while you can admire this antique, man-made wonder and the Shan state’s scenery. •
Myanmar is brimming with golden pagodas and temples; it is known as the Golden Land for a reason! • From small shrines in villages to grand pagodas, each and every one is very important and scared to the country’s large Buddhist population. •
The most important public holiday and festival begins tomorrow in Thailand - Songkran (Thai New Year)! • These new beginnings bring the entire country into the biggest water fight in the world - washing away sins of the past.