Our correspondent, lost in the swirl, continues compiling out-of-the-way spots for a reflective traveller to consider.
Snapshot in Time: The Limestone Quarries of Batuputih
Our correspondent shields their eyes from the glare of Madura’s distinct mining operations.
Sickle and Fire: Arek Lancor Symbolises Madura’s Spirit
Our correspondent absorbs the message of a monument that represents Madurese passion and drive.
Life is Dance: Peering Behind Topeng Dalang’s Mask
Our correspondent takes a closer look at one of Madura’s contributions to the tapestry of Indonesian heritage.
Silent Waters: Bagan Platforms and Night Fishing in Indonesia
Our correspondent observes the fishing platforms that silently dot Indonesia’s waters.
In Pictures: Seven Reasons to Visit Sumenep, The Forgotten Corner of Java
Sumenep, on the island of Madura, is an oft-neglected regency of rural calm, vibrant culture, delicious food and deserted beaches. The welcome is extremely warm, too…
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.
Time’s Sands: The Pattern of Life in Legung
Our correspondent discovers a longstanding tradition on the east coast of Sumenep.
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.