What was supposed to be a laid back day turned into a tie up frenzy as warnings of a possible full storm started spreading around yesterday. As a massive fan of different acts of nature, it is easy to hype yourself up to be witnessing something you do not get that often. When I woke … Continue reading There is no silence before the storm.
Flew my drone around the island I live on. Here is some not so professional footage:
"You are going to live/work on a small island that is under quite strict protection due to quite a few very special species of flora and fauna." they said to me before I canceled my already signed contracts and rearranged my life to move to Norway. Getting on a train from Oslo, I would have … Continue reading Life is best enjoyed in trolling speed.
I have finally recovered from the theft of my laptop which took place in Indonesia. As a poor traveler with no gold nuggets set aside, this is can be quite devastating. Not so bad in the matter of owning a laptop no more, but with that sad series of events, I lost half of my … Continue reading Echos of the East.
Yogyakarta is famous for its neighbouring temples with Borobudur being the most spectacular of them. Im not a very big fan of temples, especially if local people charge up to 20 euros(take for example that most of the museums here are around 1 euro or so) to visit one. Hell, with 20 euros, I could … Continue reading Meathippie travels: Yogyakarta.
Karimunjawa is a small paradise island approximately 2 hour (or 4 if you go by slow ferry) away from the main island Java. Apparently almost all island that have made their way to separating from the big ones are paradise islands around the ring of fire. Atleast that was my impression when I was getting … Continue reading Meathippie travels: Le Paradise drowning special – Karimunjawa
It is advisable to skip mayor cities if travelling Southeast Asia. Sometimes there just is not a way to do that, because almost all the transport routes flow through them. All of that definitely is about Jakarta. Although being a pretty impressive city, a day or two in those bustling streets is enough to see … Continue reading Meathippie travels: Jakarta & Semarang
The worlds biggest volcanic lake should definitely get your dopamine levels rising. While cruising around its endless up and down winding banks, the vastness quickly sinks in you. Let a local take your picture next to the lake and looking at that pic, you can really sense what you are dealing with. This is the … Continue reading Meathippie travels: Does Lake Toba free your DOPA?
The jungle is my type of environment. It is looking so humble and peaceful when you take you first steps under the canopy, but deep down every third plant, animal or situation is trying to drag you underground. With every step you take, you have to double check what are you grabbing to help you … Continue reading Meathippie travels: Bukit Lawang, the perfect jungle getaway.