The worlds biggest cave is 9km long, 200 meters high and so wide that a jumbo jet fit inside with space to spare. I read about this cave a few years ago when a joint British/Vietnamese team surveyed the whole cave system and published the most amazing photographs of the inside alongside the story ofContinue reading “Paradise & Good Luck at Phong Nha”
Lake Tempe is a very large lake in Southern Sulawesi which is home to hundreds of folk who make a living from fishing in the lake. They live in floating villages on the lake, they work, eat, sleep and go to school on the lake. We arrived in nearby Sengkang, a historic and bustling market townContinue reading “Life on Lake Tempe”
It is odd to think that we are actually delighted to be invited to a funeral. My parents ask if we knew the deceased and the answer is no. The dead person, for whom we must purchase 200 cigarettes, died 4 years ago, aged 58.
Tana Toraja is one of those mystical places I had read about as a child.
Don’t you just love a good gorge?
Sometimes you just feel an instant affinity with a new place as soon as you arrive. It was like that for us in Taipei.