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Kawah Ijen – the sulphur miners of Java

Kawah Ijen – the sulphur miners of Java

A surreal night spent watching men hack molten sulphur out of a volcano by hand.

Introducing Karimunjawa part 1: Power, sleeping and fine dining

Introducing Karimunjawa part 1: Power, sleeping and fine dining

A “State of Play” on Karimunjawa tourism, as at September 2013 – sleeping and eating.

Introducing Karimunjawa part 2: Snorkelling, scooters and the seaside

Introducing Karimunjawa part 2: Snorkelling, scooters and the seaside

There’s a holy trinity of activities on Karimunjawa – lazing on the beach, diving/snorkelling tours or exploring the island(s) by scooter.

Karimunjawa travel practicalities

Karimunjawa travel practicalities

An intentionally DULL “practicalities” post for a Jogjakarta–Semarang–Jepara–Karimunjawa journey, as at September 2013.

Karma Gone Bad – book review

Karma Gone Bad – book review

An amusing portait of a reluctant traveller in a strange land, and a moving portrait of a life and a marriage facing challenges never expected

The food traveler’s handbook – book review

The food traveler’s handbook – book review

Jodi Ettenberg’s Food traveller’s handbook is an evocative and practical distillation of hard lessons and culinary highs experienced over a decade and then some of long-haul adventures.