News and Blog – Life and Travel in Sumatra, Indonesia2018-07-03T11:20:56+00:00
  • Indigo Flycatcher Eumyias indigo

Mt. Tujuh, Lempur, Bukit Khayangan, Kayu Aro

Climbing Mt Tujuh, a visit to Lempur, beautiful scenery on Bukit Khayangan, and a some shots overlooking Kayu Aro. Here's a photo roundup of a few things we've been up to in March '17: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set [...]

  • View from Bukit Khayangan, Lake Kerinci, Sumatra, Indonesia

A Morning on Bukit Khayangan

The other day I spent a cloudy morning up on Bukit Khayangan, the scenic overlook with incredible views of Kerinci Valley. Check out the time lapse below and a few photos. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10100349585 [...]

  • Greater Flying Foxes Pteropus vampyrus

Flying Foxes, Kerinci Lake Festival

Flying Foxes, the Kerinci Lake festival, and meeting the governor of Jambi. Here's a photo roundup of a few things we've been up to in August '16: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10100277859035614.1073741868.553026 [...]

  • Sunda Slow Loris Nycticebus coucang

Night Safari on Bukit Tapan

A Night Safari on Bukit Tapan, and a few random shots throughout Kerinci. July '15 Photo Roundup. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10100157521832334.1073741863.55302640&type=3 [...]

  • Trekking through Mt Kunyit Cloud Forest, Responsible Travel, Ecotourism, Sustainable Travel, Kerinci, Jambi, Sumatra, Indonesia

An Expedition to Mt. Kunyit Volcano

Part of Kerinci lore, the crater of the volcano, called Taman Dewa – or “garden of the gods,” is said to be the place that local hero Depati Parbo meditated before a big battle with the invading Dutch forces, and as a result [...]