Our correspondent shields their eyes from the glare of Madura’s distinct mining operations.
Category: Snapshot in time
Snapshot in Time: Lawang Sewu and the Javanese Railway
Our correspondent traces the tracks to Semarang and discovers a pivotal cog in Central Java’s rail history.
Tainted Sunset: Recycling Causes Concern on Saparua
Our correspondent washes up on Maluku’s Pulau Saparua and catches two glimpses: one endearing, the other disturbing.
Hugging the Horizon: Samarinda’s Iconic Mosque Hoves Into View
Our correspondent gazes in wonderment at an unexpectedly eye-catching Kalimantan masjid.
Perceptive Spirit: An Unsettling Taxi Ride in Surabaya
Our correspondent glimpses between the cracks into East Java’s ghostly interior.
Ijen Crater: Uneasy Acid Frequencies in Java
Our correspondent descends to the netherworld as the Ijen Crater, Java’s acidic crater lake, ensnares yet another victim.
Wat Po Champasak: The Temple Sentinel of Laos
Our correspondent, dazed as though in a reverie, sees the tendrils of Wat Po Champasak swirling throughout history.
Sacred Lakes: Kelimutu and Indonesian Mythology
Our correspondent witnesses the profound reach of folklore in Flores.
City Beacon: Kampung Pelangi and the Vibrancy of Colour
Our correspondent finds the rainbow after stumbling across Semarang’s hidden pot of gold.
Ghosts of Time: A Visit to Ayutthaya, Thailand’s Fallen Fulcrum
Our correspondent channels who-knows-what as the spirits of Thailand’s former capital make themselves known.
Snapshot in Time: Ihla de Mocambique Sways in the Breeze
Our correspondent, in search of Africa’s outliers, absorbs the historic colonial past of Mozambique Island.
Snapshot in Time: The Alien Landscape of Dallol
Our correspondent materialises in another realm, where the heat is so intense as to defy conception. That’ll be Ethiopia, then.