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300th Post! Thank You!

Gosh, I still can not believe that I managed to write 299 posts! I have this blog since 2007. However, it was not until 2014 that I started to blog […]

Ambon: Rising after Sectarian Conflicts

The sunset was beautifully reflected through the sea water of Ambon Bay (Maluku Province, Indonesia). It shone brightly in the dark, accompanied by a faint adhan sound (Islamic call to […]

Inspiring Quotes to Save Our Seas

On this edition, let me share inspiring quotes from inspiring people who have moved me to care and to understand our ocean and its residents. All images here were taken by myself. I hope you will find their quotes are inspiring too.

Casa Cenote Rays of Light

“Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography.” George […]

Asia ›

Wordless Wednesday: House of Tan Teng Niah

A photos essay of House of Tan Teng Niah, a Chinese Residence in Little India (Singapore). More about this residence and Chinese history in Little India, please read post Residence of […]

Top Diving Destinations in Indonesia

Indonesia is huge, and as the largest archipelago country in the world, it is not easy to choose which island to visit especially when we have limited vacation time.  This […]

Five Facts about Indonesia to Know

There are many facts written about Indonesia but mostly related to “Bali” versus “the rest of Indonesia”. Despite common facts that have written around the internet, there are some facts […]

A Balinese Woman

Mepeed is a Balinese tradition that I wish to take picture someday. It is a tradition of a group of Balinese women carrying offerings (called as gebogan) on top of […]

Europe ›

Minnesota Zoo in Pictures

I am not usually into visiting the zoos. For sure I avoid some zoos after their horrific stories how the zoos treated their animals. Minnesota Zoo (USA) is different. It […]

Phenomenal Horseshoe Bend (Arizona, USA)

Horseshoe Bend is one of these phenomenal natural landmarks that located in a small town called Page in the State of Arizona. We drove from Las Vegas to Page and stayed over there for a couple of nights. The town itself is a gateway to several astounding landmarks including the remarkable Antelope Canyon.

Wildlife Wednesday: Blue-footed Booby

Blue-footed Booby birds are common to see in Galapagos Islands. The name "booby" came from the Spanish word "bobo", introduced by the European colonists, which means..

My First Road Trip in Europe: Scotland

One thing that I remember about my road trip in Scotland was its beautiful scenery along the road. We shared the road with sheep (btw, those white dots on the right picture were actually sheep). The region was so pretty that I wish I could stop in every corner to take pictures.

A Face in the Crowd

Jakarta (Indonesia) is my hometown. It is a city with 10.4 million people and 3.7 percent of them are living in poverty. Its nickname, the Big Durian, originated from a stinky fruit, a favorite fruit to many Jakartans.

Five Reasons to Love Scuba Diving

Of course, I’d rather be scuba diving. It is one of the travel activities that makes me close to nature and the wildlife who resides in the ocean. Followings are […]