Tanimbar – Indonesia – An Unlikely Encounter

When you're out walking the roads all day with binoculars around your neck, a camera hanging on your shoulder, and a scope in your hand, it's no surprise that people notice you. Indonesians are very friendly and yell "hello mister" to us as they zoom by on their motorbikes. Occasionally people will stop to talk and … Continue reading Tanimbar – Indonesia – An Unlikely Encounter

Singapore – Singapore – Wait, Are We Still in SE Asia?

Indonesia only allows visitors a maximum of a 60 day visa and our time was running up. After 60 amazing days in Indonesia, we packed up our things, boarded a plane and headed to the neighboring city-state-country of Singapore where we could apply for another 60-day visa to get us back into Indonesia! We allotted … Continue reading Singapore – Singapore – Wait, Are We Still in SE Asia?

Halmahera – Indonesia – Everybody Gets Their Picture Taken

And so begins the second segment of our Indonesian trip “The North Moluccas” starting with the island of Halmahera. But let’s talk Indonesian geography for a second, because, let’s be honest, it’s probably been awhile since you’ve ever looked closely at this super fascinating country on the other side of the world (unless of course … Continue reading Halmahera – Indonesia – Everybody Gets Their Picture Taken