The typically open and welcoming smiles of locals in Sota village - Indonesia's eastern kilometre zero.
A cathedral-like termite mound in Wasur National Park
Sea Gypsy children revelling in the ocean that is their playground.
Sea Gypsy village
For the cheerful, fun-loving people of a 'Sea Gypsy' village in Komodo archipelago life goes on very much as it has done for centuries.
Lamima combines the great traditions of fine Sulawesi tall-ships with the exquisite luxury of the best 5-star service.
It takes most of Lamima's 19-strong crew to hoist the ship's 1277 square metres of sail.
A lone sailing ship skips across the fearsomely churning currents of the Komodo archipelago.
An astounding level of attention was devoted to every detail of Lamima's rigging.
The existence of komodo dragons on little Padar Island has been doubted but the otherwise deserted beaches show clear signs of a large population of dragons.
Lamima was launched in 2014 and is the biggest phinisi ever built in Indonesia.
With its ever-changing light the Komodo Islands must surely be one of the world’s most beautiful and dramatically mysterious landscapes.
The Komodo Islands must be one of the world’s most dramatically mysterious landscapes and the most exciting and timeless way to explore this chain of wild islands is onboard a classic Indonesian phinisi.
A voyage on one of Indonesia’s growing fleet of luxury phinisis is like a stay at an exclusive 5-star boutique resort…but a resort where the view is never the same from one hour to the next.
Pak Asrial Rajo Batuah stands proudly in front of the beautiful Rumah Gadang (in Minangkabau 'big house') that he built in his West Sumatra hometown. Minangkabau architecture - typical of West Sumatra - is instantly recognisable for the sweeping buffalo horn roof and for its beautifully intricate exterior paintwork.
The highland forests of Sumatra’s Kerinci Seblat National Park boasts more tigers than all of Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam together. This mountainous wilderness is one of the most densely-populated tiger reserves in the world.
If you take time to stop and explore the jungle can reveal some unexpectedly enthralling hidden gems.
The isolated forests around Danau Gunung Tujuh are home to gibbons, tapirs, deer, bears and even tigers. Take time to explore the undergrowth in more depth and even the little things can seem fascinating.
Rays of light cut through the cathedral like canopy on the forested slope of Gunung Tujuh.
Gunung Tujuh camping
A camping trip on Danau Gunung Tujuh is one of Sumatra's most popular wilderness trips.
Recent studies have shown that there might be less than 500 Sumatran tigers left in the wild, with the majority of them living in the forests of Kerinci Seblat National Park. Fauna & Flora International (www.fauna-flora.org) are fighting to save Indonesia’s noblest creature and the habitat in which he lives. (This image taken in Bukittinggi Zoo, West Sumatra).
Horse-trekking from Menjangan Resort provides one of the most exciting ways to explore West Bali National Park.
West Bali National Park
A jetty creeps out into the waters of West Bali National Park from the Bali starling rehabilitation centre at Brumbun Bay.
Bali National Park Temple
Temple guardian at a remote temple in West Bali National Park.
Sambar deer enjoy the peace of dawn on a beach in West Bali National Park. Java's Ijen volcano smoulders on the horizon.
Sambar deer enjoy the peace of dawn on a beach in West Bali National Park
West Bali Sunset
A fishing boat sets sail at dawn along the shoreline of West Bali National Park.
There is no official accommodation at the Brumbun Bay ranger station but a simple shack and a campfire are paradise here. Java's Ijen Volcano smoulders on the horizon.