Neither of us have traveled more than a few weeks before, so saying our home and families goodbye for a year was always going to be an interesting experience. After all the adventures between India and Papua New Guinea we were starting to feel a bit worn out. Luckily next on our list was crossing the Pacific. The Pacific is all islands for obvious reasons, … Continue reading Across the pacific
After dinner the one of the other couple, Aaron, returns from his sigaret. He sighs, sits down, and looks at his wife and us. “I’m getting a bit tired with Pym’s changes to our itinerary. Now he wants us to do our cultural day tomorrow, even though we are supposed to do more birding. I’m getting annoyed with his constant changing, that’s not what we … Continue reading The power of the singsing
Back in the 80s I was still living with my parents in the illustrious town of Zoetermeer. In that day the world was simpler, and even in the urban west of the Netherlands a boy could still look to the sky on a clear night and be in awe of all those points of light up above. My dad even took me to a local … Continue reading It’s full of stars!
Indonesia was amazing (fran’s insta will have shown that in some detail) with incredible wildlife such as Komodo dragons and orangutans, diving, kite surfing, beaches and boat rides. Yet for all the awesomeness we were not sad to be leave the country. On the first day of our sixth month of travel we left Bali with Air Niugini. Destination: Port Moresby, the capital of Papua … Continue reading A little piece of paradise