Behind the scenes

The Milky Way our home galaxy

The Milky Way our home galaxy

The Milky Way is only one of myriads galaxies in the universe. I believe our universe is the most fascinating place in our perception and imagination.…
Ganga island

Ganga Island in north Sulawesi

Ganga island is an island located in the north of Sulawesi. It takes one hour by car to drive from Manado airport to the small village with a little…
Limestone mountains

Limestone mountains in Tuban

The limestone mountains in Tuban are a stunning landscape. Tuban a city in the north of East Java has an interesting geological history. However,…
Kwan Sing Bio temple

The Kwan Sing Bio Temple

The Kwan Sing Bio Temple is a Chinese temple in Tuban, East Java. The temple is one of the largest Chinese temples in South East Asia. Visited by…
Nglirip waterfall

The Nglirip waterfall

The Nglirip waterfall locates south of Tuban. By car just forty minutes to drive into the highland jungle. Tuban is a town around 100 km northwest…
LUSI the mud volcano Sidoarjo

The mud volcano Sidoarjo

The mud volcano Sidoarjo is the world's biggest mud volcano. The location is in East Java, Indonesia. In the Indonesian language, the name of the…
Hindu temple Tanah Lot

The Tanah Lot temple

The Tanah Lot temple is one of Bali's thousand temples. It's not for nothing said, that Bali also called the island of a thousand temples. Obviously,…
Tegallalang rice terraces

Tegallalang rice terraces

The magic island of Bali has a lot of interesting places to visit. Such one place is the Tegallalang rice terraces. The rice terraces are not far…
Kintamani

Kintamani Bali’s northern part

In 2015 I had no luck with the weather when I visited Kintamani. Rain around the clock was on the agenda this day. However, this year Bali's weather…
Total Solar Eclipse on March 9, 2016

A total solar eclipse on 2016 March, 9

A total solar eclipse on 2016, March, 9 occurred in Indonesia. Unfortunately, the eclipse is visible only as a partial eclipse from Tuban, East Java,…
Mount Bromo volcano eruption

Mount Bromo volcano eruption

In January 2016 the Mount Bromo volcano erupted after a period of minor activities. Mount Bromo is an active stratovolcano. The location is the Bromo…
Singapore one of the four Asian tiger

Singapore one of the Four Asian Tigers

Singapore, also called Lion City is one of the Four Asian Tigers. Together with South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong, they are the Four Asian Tiger states.…
Singapore Botanic Gardens

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Singapore Botanic Gardens are a botanical paradise and an extraordinary place in Singapore.  Singapore calls itself a garden city and that is obviously…
The volcano Mount Lawu

The volcano Mount Lawu

The volcano Mount Lawu is an inactive volcano. The volcano is belonging to Central Java. However, the borderline to East Java crossing through this…
Lake Sarangan and Mt Lawu trip

Lake Sarangan and the strawberry paradise

Lake Sarangan and the strawberry paradise on the slopes of Mount Lawu is a famous place. Mostly locals visit the place for a weekend trip. Lake…