Kalimantan’s low-key and untouched regions offer snaking rivers, remote jungle, and stunning coastal swamps, but it’s time to say goodbye to Kalimantan and Indonesia!Continue reading “Goodbye Kalimantan and Indonesia”
With a broken-down boat deep in Borneo’s northern Kalimantan jungle and abandoning the romantic idea of peacefully gliding along the snakelike Kapuas River…Continue reading “Borneo: Traversing Northern Kalimantan”
With Genoa’s impressive landmarks, American born writer Henry James also described this port city as ‘The most winding and incoherent of cities’.Continue reading “Genoa, Italy – Part 2”
The gorgeous island of Lombok in Indonesia’s archipelago draws intrepid travellers to climb the still active volcano -Mount Rinjani – but the journey is long when you are two islands away in Java…Continue reading “Long Journey to Lombok, Indonesia”
Awake for over 24 hours and exhausted finally, we arrive in Batam, Indonesia for the next long road bus journey to Dumai.Continue reading “The Long Road from Batam to Dumai, Indonesia”
A couple of days have passed since leaving Australia. Destination? Batam, Indonesia via Singapore, without a plan…Continue reading “Australia to Batam, Indonesia”
Deeper into the Peruvian Amazon we go – a speedboat whisks passengers from steamy Iquitos to the seedy tri-border where Santa Rosa (Peru), Leticia (Colombia), and Tabatinga (Brazil) converge…
Continue reading “Amazon Tri-border: Santa Rosa, Leticia, Tabatinga”
Exploring Sicily’s Syracuse and around its region for just 9 days isn’t really enough time to see the main sights. So, some highlights on what to see on your fleeting trip… Continue reading “9 days around Syracuse: Sicily Part 1”
Imagine gliding along the stretch of spectacular coastline that hugs the indigo Tyrrhenian Sea, on the southern coast of the Salerno Gulf bound for Italy’s Amalfi Coast…
Four days at sea on the Navimag ferry through Chile’s stunning Southern Patagonian Fjords anyone?
After a frustrating wait of 6 days, the ever-elusive Navimag ferry finally arrived in Puerto Natales, for the journey through Chile’s Southern Patagonian Fjords!
I’ve coined a new term: Bus Lag! This is how I am feeling on hopefully the last bus journey for a while, which is from Rio Gallegos to Argentina’s Ushuaia. Continue reading “Bus lag and flat arse! Rio Gallegos to Ushuaia by bus and ferry”