Samosir Island, Lake Toba, Indonesia…an Island Within an Island !

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Rate our ReviewsSamosir Island, Lake Toba, Indonesia… A friend had once asked me, “If you could retire anywhere in the world, where would it be?’

Bali Indonesia……..A Close Stroke with a Balloon Fish

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Rate our ReviewsBali Indonesia…The number of dives on my scuba log extends to the not so impressive “2” The first time was in the beautiful Greek island of Rhodes and the second, the tropical Micronesian island of Guam. These were well over five years ago but even now, I recall on both accounts the  initial […]

Sumatra, Indonesia Tarzan, Jane and the King of the Jungle

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Rate our ReviewsSumatra, Indonesia…It was the sound of the jungle that took a hold of me; an indescribable, mad symphony of sounds at full volume with no control to turn down. The deep guttural bass of frogs, the roaring rush of the river,  the incessant click-clicking of crickets, and the sudden screech of a squawking […]

Mount Ijen, Indonesia …Breathing in the Deadly Fumes

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Rate our ReviewsThe second leg of my mountain-climbing adventure in Indonesia created some trepidation.The first leg of my adventure started in Bali when we climbed Mount Batur in Kintamani, Indonesia. There, I struggled and took an hour longer than my friends to peak, and my fears almost crippled me to a standstill, when I slipped […]

Indonesia – Maumere Flores…first stop Mount Kelimutu !

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Rate our ReviewsEnroute to Kelimutu…Our trip continued, as we flew with “Nam airlines” from Den Pasar Bali to Maumere Flores at 10 am in the morning, and before long we touched down at Maumere airport.  It took 1.5 hours flying time and we got free snack and drinks on board. Surprisingly the flight was on […]