I recently had the pleasure of visiting Malacca / Melaka for a second time, but this time instead of staying at the quaint Rooftop Guesthouse, we upgraded and stayed at the luxurious Hatten Hotel. From our room on the 20th … Continue reading →
It was expensive at MYR 40 per person but I love a view from above and couldn’t resist going in a revolving viewing tower for the first time, at Menara Taming Sari in Malacca. As you can see, it is … Continue reading →
I enjoy photographing plants and flowers, and Gardens By The Bay is a great place to do just that. I strolled around the gardens, wandered through Supertree Grove and visited the domes: Cloud Forest and the Flower Dome.
Having been told Bira Beach (called Pantai Bira in Indonesian) was some kind of idyllic white sand paradise, I was disappointed. However, once you ignored the rubbish that litteres the central section of the beach, the sand was indeed powdery … Continue reading →
We had been told there would be a buffalo fight in the village of Londa, Tana Toraja, and sure enough, hundreds of spectators lined the grassy bank watching the buffaloes face off in the mud below. Driving north to Batutumonga … Continue reading →
The journey from Moni to Bajawa, via Ende, offers some amazing views, twisting and turning through forested hills and mountains and running along beside the beach around Ende. A waterfall in the steep hills surrounding the Moni-Ende road
Flores‘ famous coloured volcanic crater lakes are much larger than I had expected from photos I had seen beforehand. Black, blue and turquoise when I visited, the Kelimutu lakes change colour from time to time. Read more about … Continue reading →