I get around: ten non-traditional means of transportation

Getting from one place to another always proves to be an interesting and important part of the travel experience. So why not mix it up a little? This week we explore some memorable modes of transportation: planes, trains and automobiles have been excused from the list. (But parachutes, jungle trams and motorbikes made it). Continue Reading →

Regrettable trips – Putussibau

“It’s probably an allergy to MSG, stop eating instant noodles all the time”. This is what I was told after two weeks of feeling really under the weather: high fever running for days, stomach flu, aches and pains, delirium! It wasn’t until the rash broke out on my face and hands that I thought maybe I should seek medical attention. Did Dengue fever ruin my memories of a trip to the Danau Sentarum National Park: a beautiful reserve with its wildlife intact and its breath taking, pristine lake? You’d be surprised. Continue Reading →