Before I ventured on the ‘July Journey – Indonesia 2013’, for months I had been dreaming about going back to Pulau Derawan, a small island off Kalimantan that I had visited in 2011 and had absolutely adored! Unfortunately it wasn’t the paradise that I had met the first time round.
The Intimate Ape – Orangutans and the Secret Life of a Vanishing Species Shaun Thompson After visiting Kalimantan (in November 2011) and seeing the orangutans for the first time in the wild, my interest and compassion for these beautiful, intelligent primates just grew even deeper…I couldn’t stop thinking about the orangutans and their vanishing environment! […]
After my experience with the beautiful Green Sea Turtles on Pulau Derawan, which included snorkling and swimming with the turtles, feeding them banana leaves, watching a turtle lay her eggs on the beach, watching the baby turtles hatch out of their eggs and releasing the baby turtles to swim out to sea, I started doing […]
Evening – 13th & 14th November, 2011 Discovering the baby Green Sea Turtles on Pulau Derawan…
12th – 22nd November 2011 Slow island life on Pulau Derawan was exactly what I needed! And the days very quickly all rolled into one…
12th November, 2011 I woke up early, before sunrise, and although I had only had a few hours sleep and I was still feeling exhausted, I got up as I wanted to see the sunrise…and it was so beautiful! It was a really pretty view from my balcony! My first sighting of Pulau Derawan was […]