Archive for November, 2013

Nov 10 2013

Why go to the Togean Islands?

Published by under Sulawesi


Why would you spend a not inconsiderable amount of time trekking over land and water to visit Sulawesi’s Togean Islands? The archipelago in the southeast region of the Tomini Sea is not the easiest place to get to… but a few compelling reasons may make you want to take the Indonesian travel plunge and exert … read the full post

Nov 04 2013

The seaweed farms of Nusa Ceningan

Published by under Nusa Ceningan

Seaweed sunset.

While it’s easy to think of Nusa Lembongan and the nearby islands of Ceningan and Penida as tourist hotspots, seaweed farming rather than tourist farming remains the mainstay here and forms the cornerstone of the economies of all three islands. Seaweed farming? Yup — the locals farm the stuff and you’d probably be surprised at … read the full post