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Photo:  ti’i ka ebu nusi ceremony in Belaraghi | Flores | Indonesia Fernando and William are preparing the chicken for the ti’i ka ebu nusi ceremony, which means ‘give food to the ancestors.’ We’re in the sao one, the most sacred part of a traditional Ngada house.

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On a mountainbike you can go off the beaten path from the already off the beaten path Flores. The Indonesian island doesn’t have such a thing as a mountainbikeshop or a mountainbike trail. But the potential of mountainbiking in Flores is HUGE! 

17 Islands, Riung, Flores, Indonesia

Photo: Riung | Flores | Indonesia.  A few minutes after I take this photo the fisherman comes to take out this boat for his daily catch. It is 5.30 AM. I’m in Riung, a little fishing village up the north coast of Flores, Indonesia. Early morning: my favourite time of the day. It’s peaceful, quiet and, Read More

Hiking in Tarifa

How to slow travel if you have only 20 days off per year? It’s not necessarily about the travel time you have. It’s about the meaning you attach to the time you do have. That is slow travel.

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Temple, check! Pretty beach, check! Museum, check! Volcano, check! You’re travelling and you want ‘to get the most out of it.’ You come back home. The SD card is full with photos. You squeezed in most sights from the guidebook. You have definitely seen a lot. Only you feel like you need a holiday, Read More

Pacchanta-Tinque-ausangate

14 meter altitude I’m sitting in a coffee bar in Miraflores, Lima. I’m figuring out what adventurous things I should do in Peru. The Inca trail and Salkantay trekking are listed in practically every top 10 list I find. Would I than still want to do this? Or will it be one big polonaise, Read More