Vagabond Journey’s exploration of the world’s ports continues with the old, traditional port of Jakarta: Sunda Kelapa.
The Road Ahead: Wade to Indonesia
Wade makes his way from Hong Kong to Indonesia and muses over the emotions that come with travel.
Batam: Portrait of a Free Trade Zone
Fifteen years ago the island of Batam was nothing but forests in an obscure part of Indonesia. Now it is a vibrant boomtown with over a million people looking for something better.
Ferry from Singapore to Batam
I was hanging out at a ferry port in Singapore and saw a ticket booth for Batam, Indonesia. What’s Batam? Never heard of it, so I decided to go there to find out.
The Highs and Lows From the Canals of Banjarmasin
Riding through the extremes of life on the Banjarmasin canals.
Fishing the Bowels of the Earth – Artisanal Diamond Mining in South Kalimantan, Indonesia
A look at the culture of the diamond miners of South Kalimantan.
Snakes and Satans, The Perils of Modern Vagabonding Pt. 2
A tale of real modern vagabonding, continued.
Snakes and Satans, The Perils that Befall the Modern Vagabond Pt. 1
Part 1 of a harrowing tale of vagabonding the islands of Indonesia.
The Colored Lakes of Kelimutu
It had been raining all week. The sky was completely blanketed in grey. A visit to the colored lakes of Kelimutu, Indonesia.
The Strange Lives of Komodo Dragons
What life is like on an island of Komodo dragons.