Archive for 'Pulau Seribu'
Posted on 12. Jan, 2010 by Brandon.
One of my greatest interests in life is to travel, experience, and learn more about other cultures. There’s nothing like soaking up all that a new country has to offer. I feel immensely thankful that my career allows us to travel extensively (always wish it could be more but don’t want to be greedy).
2009 was a year of drastic, yet positive changes with our move from Indonesia to Philippines. Change is what defined this year.
2010 should be more stable, but still allow plenty of travel – perhaps even more if we return to the States for 8 weeks this summer (tentatively planning a trip to the American West).
How about you? What were some of your major trips this year? How did 2009 turn out for you? How is your outlook for 2010?
A quick list of our main travels for 2009:
February – Manila, Philippines – 4 days
March – Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia – 9 days
April: Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia – 4 days
May: Thousand Islands, Indonesia – 5 days
June/July – Ubud / Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia – 3 weeks
July – Manila, Philippines (uh, still here)
September – Hong Kong – 4 days
October – Boracay, Philippines – 9 days
November – Batangas, Philippines – 3 days
December – Banaue, Philippines – 5 days
December – Singapore – 2 weeks
And a visual summary of 2009. (oldest to most recent) Enjoy.
Posted on 18. May, 2009 by Brandon.
One of the world’s most poisonous fish. It can kill a human within two hours.
“They inhabit shallow waters along the coast. The stonefish is well camouflaged in the ocean, as it is a brownish colour, and often resembles a rock. This is why it is called the Stonefish.”
It has thirteen sharp dorsal spines on its back, which each have extremely toxic venom.
This was caught the same day I photographed it – in the very waters where we all swim and snorkel.
Luckily this one was in a bucket.
Posted on 15. May, 2009 by Brandon.
Multiple exposure backflip into the pristine waters of Pulau Seribu, Indonesia
The brave man is not me – that’s Roderick, a friend who operates the island we stayed on: www.pulaumacan.com. If you’re keen to stay there, I’m happy to provide more info, or put you in touch with him directly.