A Change of Pace

Awake. Eat. Read. Swim. Sit in the sun. Read. Go into town. Eat. Sleep. Repeat. Now that’s more like it. This is definitely a welcomed change of pace for this Jakartan. My biggest ambition for the day has been to drive anywhere. The house we’re staying in is situated right on the splendid rice fields just outside of Ubud. The only sounds at night are that of the crickets, frogs, and the occasional falling coconut that’ll scare the crap outtaRead more

Off to Bali!

We’re leaving for Bali in about 6 hours. We’ll be gone for the next 4 weeks (nice long break huh?), but I’m pretty sure I’ll be able to check in and continue to post during our travels. I forgot to mention this before, but if those of you living in Indonesia have a chance, check out the latest issue of Kabar Magazine. The cover photo is one of mine and there’s a 5 page photo essay inside that I wrote.Read more


A volcanic journey only hours from my home in Indonesia. The fading sunlight provided only a moment to capture these rays before they gave up the struggle to night. Near Bandung, Indonesia – on the other side of the volcano: Tankuban Perahu. Another couple went with us for a quick escape from the madness of Jakarta; something I highly recommend even on a ‘normal’ weekend. With the worlds’ eyes focusing on Mount Merapi, I’d like to make note that althoughRead more

A Walk in the Clouds

We took a two day stroll in the clouds this weekend. Gunung Gede is one of Java’s highest volcanoes, and my knees will testify to that fact today. I can firmly say that it was one of the most stunning views I’ve ever witnessed. I’ll prepare and share many more photos throughout this week. Consider this a teaser – more to come!Read more