Life of a Komodo

Such a life of poor young Komodo. Had been ushered by Ranger to come out from their hiding place, she found herself become an object of paparazzi tourists who came within minutes. LOL. Full story below… So this is actually our second encounter with the endangered animal here. After hopping in Padar, our guide took…

Stunningly Beautiful Padar

Yes, you may have seen the pictures from your friends’ posts or in magazine. But let me tell you this: Padar Island’s view is not overrated. It is stunningly beautiful, especially if you managed to climb to the top of the hill. Or at least if you can reach the big tree stop (your guide…

Life on the Boat Starts Early

Life on the boat starts early when the sun rises. Thanks to a cup of strong Bajawa coffee, which enough to wake me up and admire the beauty these islands offer. With my trusted Fuji XE2 gears and couple of prime lenses, there are no moments (nor selfies) uncaptured… 

Sunset by the Deck (and Thousands of Bats!)

One of the perks of spending nights on boat is you can enjoy waiting for sunset by the deck. Accompanied by fried banana and Flores coffee, and surrounded by your loved ones, life can hardly be better.

First Stop: Kelor Island

Our first stop of the day is a small island called Kelor. It’s a beautiful island with tiny beach for snorkling. It also has a hill which you can climb to the top to observe breathtaking scenery from above. Unfortunately the steps are a bit steep for Aya and Elok’s liking so they decided to…