The live on the sea, in between the Bajau, the sea gypsies.

This story is about the people living out off the borders, about the nation which claims the sea, not the land its home. And the water is the place they say they are born and it is the place that feed them. Place they understand the most and yet they are able to poison it … Continue reading The live on the sea, in between the Bajau, the sea gypsies.

How to see Flores without a guide? On the motorbike! 

The major entry point and the main tourist hub for the island of Flores is Labuan Bajo. Westernmost regency capital isn't by far the biggest town on the island, but being the gate to the wonderful world of Komodo Islands, the prime port on the way from the bule Indonesia and the home of most … Continue reading How to see Flores without a guide? On the motorbike! 

Sumba, where the ancestors came on the ladder from the sky and since then marapu reings the island.

Welcome to Sumba! Place hardly known to the rest of the humanity. Half of your friends will think that you enrolled to the outdated fitness classes if you tell them you are comming here. Though the travelers who actually discovered the secret and accompany you on this wonderful journey make a strange mix of hard … Continue reading Sumba, where the ancestors came on the ladder from the sky and since then marapu reings the island.

Floating villagers, horror on palafittes, peace and crabs…

Visiting Colombia's Carribbean cost on your way from Cartagena to Santa Marta and lately to the lush Tyrona Park, you have to cross uninviting water plane of Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta, Colombia's biggest, fed by the mighty Magdalena river. It doesn't seem so much from the air conditioned bus, but it's well worth to … Continue reading Floating villagers, horror on palafittes, peace and crabs…