Our correspondent, lost in the swirl, continues compiling out-of-the-way spots for a reflective traveller to consider.
Crocodile Country: How Reptiles Shaped the Course of Timor-Leste
Our correspondent recounts the tale of Lafeak Diak, the beast upon whose back East Timor now resides.
Aeons Thence: Ilha de Mocambique Stirs in its Slumber
Our correspondent experiences a slight detachment as Mozambique Island reveals only the slightest of hints about its past.
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.
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.
Welcome to Banda: Meeting The Boss in the Middle of Nowhere
Our correspondent enjoys a low-key, energetic welcome to the Banda Islands, Indonesia’s most charming secret hideaway.
Language Primer: Enahara
Our correspondent has some time to spare in Nampula and gets to work learning northern Mozambique’s main dialect.
Koh Chang: A Fishy Learning Curve for Scurvy Landlubbers
Our correspondent partakes in a fishing trip off Ko Chang and finds himself slightly out of his element.
(Very) Rough Guide: Madura, Java’s Ignored Corner
Our correspondent, excited beyond all reason, remains grateful for the existence of this jagged slice of Indonesia.
Atauro Island: A Charming and Eco-Friendly Take on Serenity in Timor-Leste
Our correspondent marinades gently on Timor-Leste’s most accessible island enclave.
The Rising Sun Awakens Bunaken
Our correspondent savours the perfect sunrise as he adapts to island life in Sulawesi.