Our correspondent traces the tracks to Semarang and discovers a pivotal cog in Central Java’s rail history.
Tag: Snapshot in time
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.
Perceptive Spirit: An Unsettling Taxi Ride in Surabaya
Our correspondent glimpses between the cracks into East Java’s ghostly interior.
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.
Snapshot in Time: Mount Mulanje Stands Alone
Our correspondent witnesses firsthand the grandeur of Malawi’s iconic southern mountain range.
Snapshot in Time: Dhow-sabout That For a Smooth Ride
Our correspondent catches a traditional seafaring craft cutting a swathe through the ocean waves.
Si Phan Don: Where The World Chooses to Stand Still
Our correspondent gurgles with the vague kind of sentiment only a riverside setting in Laos can bring.
Cat City: Kuching’s Feline Fixation
Our correspondent ventures to the globe’s most literal namesake city.
Sitting Pretty on Top of Erg Chebbi
Our correspondent begins his trek in the Sahara with a moment of quiet contemplation atop the dunes of Erg Chebbi.
Snapshot in Time: Pantip Plaza Has All Your It Needs Covered … And So Much More
Our correspondent heads out to Bangkok in search of an electronic bargain.
Snapshot in Time: Looking Up at Wat Maha Leap
Our correspondent cranes his neck as takes in the intricate detailing at Cambodia’s last working wooden pagoda.
Snapshot in Time: Thailand’s Ancient Capital of Ayutthaya
Our correspondent looks back into the past as he visits one of Thailand’s most historically significant sites.