Behind the scenes

Weaver ants Oecophylla smaragdina

Weaver ants Oecophylla smaragdina

Weaver ants Oecophylla smaragdina are my new neighbours in the garden. One day I found a big weaver ants colony beside my house in Tuban, East Java.…
Ubud the cultural and spiritual centre of Bali

Ubud the cultural and spiritual centre of Bali

Ubud the cultural and spiritual centre of Bali is full of spirit. Temples are everywhere and Hinduism is part of daily life. Ubud the city in the…
The magic island Bali

The magic island Bali

The magic island Bali is an island between Java and Lombok. It's a wonderful tropical island. and of course a dream location. Volcanos, beautiful…
Jakarta

Jakarta the capital of Indonesia

Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia. The city locates on the main island of Java. The entire state of Indonesia consists of around seventeen thousand…
Cafe Batavia

The Cafe Batavia in Jakarta

The Cafe Batavia is a coffee shop in the old town of Jakarta. The old town, in the Indonesian language "Kota Tua", is the first settlement of the…
Manado, volcanos, blue ocean and diving

Minahasa wooden houses

Minahasa wooden houses are famous houses from Sulawesi. The houses made completely from wood. The Minahasa people are a tribe of natives and living…

Manado the North of Sulawesi

Manado is a major city in the north of Sulawesi and locates in the Bay of Manado. That is on top of Sulawesi island. The city and the area surrounding…
Kawah Ijen volcano

Kawah Ijen volcano

The Kawah Ijen volcano 2799 m high, is famous because of the acid crater lake and the sulphur pit. But not only that, the Ijen complex is also famous…
Java coffee

Java coffee is Java’s black gold

Java coffee is Java's black gold. The coffee is one of the most famous things from Java Island. The coffee made the island prominent worldwide. For…
East Java

East Java, Java’s east end

East Java is geographically and administratively the eastern part of the main island of Java. The island with the capital Jakarta is the most important…
Tuban five years later

Tuban a midsize town

Tuban is a midsize town in East Java at the Java Sea. The town locates three hours by car northwest of Surabaya. Tuban is a major economic and cultural centre.…
Mt Kelut

Mt Kelut volcano eruption

On February 13, 2014, suddenly the volcano Mt Kelut erupted in a big bang. Mt Kelut is a stratovolcano, located around 100 km south of Tuban, between…

Madura island in East Java

Madura Island is an island in the northeast of Java. The island is related to the Indonesian district East Java with the capital Surabaya. The strait…
Parangtritis Beach and Ratu Kidul

Parangtritis Beach and Ratu Kidul

Parangtritis beach is a beach in the south of Java island on the Indian Ocean. Located around 30 km east of the city Yogyakarta the centre of Javanese…
Mount Merapi

Mount Merapi the mythical volcano

Mount Merapi is an active stratovolcano and locates 25 km north of Yogyakarta. In fact, it's one of the most active volcanos in Indonesia and in the…