Bird walking in Bali

I'm in Ubud, Bali, half convinced I'm about to see a pterodactyl alive and kicking in the 21st century. That's how excited my Balinese guide, Su, is as she breaks off mid-sentence and and starts pointing and shouting at an indiscernible point in the near-distance. “There, just there, look please, everyone look, it’s there, look … Continue reading Bird walking in Bali

Boat sailing waters of Labuan Bajo at sunset.

Indonesian idylls

The sun is setting. I turn my gaze to the tin roofs below and follow them down to a bay studded with hummocky little islands. I take in the magenta and orange hues of the sky as it fades into darkness. I watch a tiny, skittish gecko scampering along the rail of the terrace where … Continue reading Indonesian idylls