Raja Ampat in Corona times

When I looked out of my airplane window I saw the paradisiacal islands of Raja Ampat disappearing from my sight. Lush green jungle-covered islands, surrounded by a bright blue and turquoise ocean. A scene from my dreams. Or at least from my bucket list.  I’d only spent 10 days in beautiful Raja Ampat; an archipelago in West Papua, Indonesia. Raja … Read More

Running from the notorious orang-utan Mina in Bukit Lawang

Jungle trek, jungle trek in Bukit Lawang see the monkeys, see the birds, see orang-utan. Jungle trek, jungle trek in Bukit Lawang see the monkeys seeing Mina, everybody run… Even before I flew to Sumatra I was warned by my friend Marlies. ‘In Gunung Leuser National Park there’s one female orang-utan that everybody is so scared of that you’ll have … Read More