Curiouser and curiouser

“If we look at a globe or a map of the Eastern hemisphere, we shall perceive between Asia and Australia a number of large and small islands. Situated upon the Equator, and bathed by the tepid water of the great tropical oceans, this region … teems with natural productions which are elsewhere unknown.” In 1860,…

Hairballs!

Bali is famous for its surf beaches, Jogjakarta is famous for its ancient temple, but the Lembeh Strait, in North Sulawesi where we anchored for the past week, is famous for hairy marine critters! And so divers from all over the world come to “muck dive” across the volcanic black sand to see all sorts…

Jungle Critters!

The wifi signal is weak in the jungle, but you’ll find that the connection is strong! (Sign in Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia) Humidity blankets us as we step on decaying leaf matter and over gnarled tree roots. Tall trees tower overhead. Ferns, vines and shrubs fill in the gaps. A thousand shades of green…