“He is either telling us to get off his land, or he is inviting us to his house,” I said to Kristi as we stood on the edge of a rice paddy watching an elderly man frantically wave at us. “Let’s go towards him and […]
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In 2014, I had the great fortune to travel and photograph a wide variety of places on our great planet. I saw ancient sites like Borobudur, the world’s largest Buddhist temple that is over 1000 years old. I saw places like Glacier Bay that were buried […]
As we were leaving the Borobudur Temple, we saw a lady crawl up on a buddha statue that was 1000-years-old, give or take a century. She then proceeded to take a selfie. “We have to get out of here,” my wife said. As we walked […]
The Ijen Volcano in eastern Java is famous for many things: burning sulfur that emits blue flames at night, a turquoise crater lake, and the tough-as-nails miners who chisel out the sulfur and haul it down the mountain. I had to see it for myself. […]
We spent 10 busy, awesome, sweltering, hectic days on the bustling island of Java. We summited two active volcanoes, saw two spectacular millennium old temples, spent 20 hours on trains and I managed to squeeze in a bout of food posioning. We are now on […]