Wangi-wangi morning market offers a great opportunity to see the great variety of local produce and is one of the main social occasions of workaday life in Wakatobi archipelago.
Bajo (Sea Gypsy) children grow up with the ocean as their playground and are fantastic swimmers almost before they can walk.
An isolated fisherman's hut off the coast of Kaledupa Island, Wakatobi
The children of Tumbur live a happy, healthy beach-life.
Traditional ox-carts still ply their trudging trade along the Trans Sulawesi Highway.
Teluk Palu Festival
The Teluk Palu Festival is an intoxicating explosion of noise and colour.
The Trans Sulawesi Highway rolls along a coastline that is fringed with picture perfect coral beaches.
Bentor (motorised 'bendis') buzz around the atmospheric colonial streets of Gorontalo.
Tanjung Bira reef
A spectacular barrier reef lies offshore from Tanjung Bira, offering worldclass diving even directly from shore.
Tulus Harapan Kita Buddhist temple
The third-storey tower of the Tulus Harapan Kita Buddhist temple offers fine views over old Gorontalo city.
Labourers work to float a big phinisi at the boat yard on Panrang Luhu beach in Tanjung Bira
'Sea gypsy' children play on the beach at Panrang Luhu, Tanjung Bira.
Gentle waves ripple onto Lemo Lemo beach, one of the many peaceful beaches around Tanjung Bira.
Phinisi have been built at Panrang Luhu beach in Tanjung Bira since before the arrival of the first western explorers.
A Tanjung Bira spear-fisherman heads modeling the handmade goggles - made from hardwood and bottle-glass.
Tanjung Bira port
At Tanjung Bira port boats of all sizes are overhauled and maintained.
Sea Gypsy children revelling in the ocean that is their playground.