Our correspondent takes a closer look at one of Madura’s contributions to the tapestry of Indonesian heritage.
Deep Cavern: The Temple of Kek Lok Tong
Our correspondent stumbles upon a site of worship amongst the limestone outcrops of Perak.
Tradition and Lore: Intriguing Sites in Indonesia
Whilst Indonesia has plenty to entice visitors, it is the hidden depths that often offer the most compelling allure. Here are seven such examples.
Peering Through: Tana Toraja and Life Under the Surface
Our correspondent in Sulawesi creates a gap through which something tries to get out.
Mt Bromo: Power, Mystery and the Hammer of the Gods
Our correspondent encounters an elemental force channelling the very essence of Indonesia herself.
Grand Ceremony: Uldaul Sheds Light on Madura’s Traditions
Our correspondent, an outsider lest we forget, gleans understanding of Javanese culture in a trip to Pamekesan.
Step Again into the Doorway: Another Selection of Indonesia’s Esoteric Sites
Our correspondent delves once more into the netherworld in, of and around the archipelago.
Breathe Deep: Gili Iyang and the Fountain of Youth
Our correspondent encounters an island whereupon exists the source of a life extended.
Island Form: An Inexplicable Encounter with Gili Labak’s Strange Presence
Our correspondent becomes entranced
– should that be prepared? – on an Indonesian teardrop.
Coffee Culture: A Brief Refreshment Break in Surabaya
Our correspondent espies a wooden cart and follows the aroma to Java’s most famous export.
Timor-Leste: Scars, Trauma and the Road to Independence
Our correspondents presents the vaguest of vague introductions to Southeast Asia’s youngest nation.
Long Gone Lake: Phnom Penh, Progress and the Death of an Icon
Our correspondent, inhabiting the role of observer, watches on as a Cambodian institution suffers an undeserving end.