It’s spring in Australia. But here in western australia we are having very wet wintery weather at the moment. I still need my sweater and jeans and we light the fire almost every night. Sometimes we light the fire just for the ambience, while it’s actually not really cold 😀 In the wintery spring weather [...]
Labuan Bajo is a small fishing town located at the western end of Flores, in the Nusa Tenggara region of East Indonesia and gateway to the Komodo National Park. This little port town is the launching point for trips to Komodo Island and Rinca Island, home to famous komodo dragons. Diving, snorkeling and islands [...]
Batik is an art and a fashion. Batik is one of Indonesia's ancient traditions. The word batik is originally from the Javanese tik, meaning "to dot". It is made either by drawing dots and lines, with wax, using a tool called a canting, or it can also be made by printing with a copper stamp. [...]
eat, swim, snorkel, eat,...repeat The last time I was on Lombok Island was a very long time ago, before marriage and kids. This is the first time I have returned to the island for more than a decade, now with two kids in tow. Oh and a husband, of course! 🙂 Lombok Island hasn't [...]
http://youtu.be/Knn2UhNLTWE Today, Indonesia is celebrating its 68 years of independence. Happy birthday, selamat ulang tahun Indonesia! Though by law I am not an Indonesian anymore but in my heart I am still. There's something special about 17 August for me. On this special day I feel closer to my origin country. I miss a bit [...]
This old half ruined building is in Kota Tua ( Old Batavia ) in Jakarta. Images taken by my 8 years old boy.