Silver Leaf Monkies, Mt Ijen. Java.
Silver Leaf Monkies, Mt Ijen. Java.
The docks at Way Kambas National Park in southern Sumatra. A gorgeous lowland jungle and a NP mostly in disrepair.
The docks at Way Kambas National Park in southern Sumatra. A gorgeous lowland jungle and a NP mostly in disrepair.
Any guesses how long this boat has been sunk?
Any guesses how long this boat has been sunk?
A park ranger prepares dinner.
A park ranger prepares dinner.
Afternoon coffee at Way Kambas. The coffee is unfiltered with a thick layer of sludge at the bottom. Great for the stomach lining!
Afternoon coffee at Way Kambas. The coffee is unfiltered with a thick layer of sludge at the bottom. Great for the stomach lining!
Malayan Banded Pitta in Way Kambas
Malayan Banded Pitta in Way Kambas
Park grounds at Way Kambas as a storm rolls in.
Park grounds at Way Kambas as a storm rolls in.
It wasn't all rain, we also saw a ton of amazing birds and animals.
It wasn't all rain, we also saw a ton of amazing birds and animals.
... like barking deer...
... like barking deer...
... and Siamang Gibbon.
... and Siamang Gibbon.
Oriental Bay Owl in Way Kambas.
Oriental Bay Owl in Way Kambas.
Volcanoes near Mt. Ijen in East Java
Volcanoes near Mt. Ijen in East Java
Javan Scimitar Babbler.
Javan Scimitar Babbler.
A smouldering crater filled with sulfur.
A smouldering crater filled with sulfur.
Hikers ascending Mt. Ijen share the trails with miners who enter the crater to collect sulfur.
Hikers ascending Mt. Ijen share the trails with miners who enter the crater to collect sulfur.
The road up to Mount Ijen is lush montane rainforest.
The road up to Mount Ijen is lush montane rainforest.
Typical Indonesian meal consisting of rice, tofu, tempe, and water spinach.
Typical Indonesian meal consisting of rice, tofu, tempe, and water spinach.
The rice comes from fields that look like this one.
The rice comes from fields that look like this one.
Rice fields are the home of Javan Kingfisher.
Rice fields are the home of Javan Kingfisher.
The edge of Baluran National Park, East Java.
The edge of Baluran National Park, East Java.
The fertile volcanic soil grows just about everything.
The fertile volcanic soil grows just about everything.
Rice harvesting is done by hand.
Rice harvesting is done by hand.
Baluran NP is located on the coast. The town of Wonorejo located at the outskirts, is a small fishing and farming village.
Baluran NP is located on the coast. The town of Wonorejo located at the outskirts, is a small fishing and farming village.
Folding and cleaning the nets after a night at sea.
Folding and cleaning the nets after a night at sea.
The catch comes in.
The catch comes in.
Catch of the day!
Catch of the day!
This lady negotiates prices and bargains with potential buyers. Fish are all sold by 7 AM.
This lady negotiates prices and bargains with potential buyers. Fish are all sold by 7 AM.
Many homes and businesses have caged birds to bring luck. Harvested right from the forest!
Many homes and businesses have caged birds to bring luck. Harvested right from the forest!
Wet roads after a heavy rain in Baluran National Park.
Wet roads after a heavy rain in Baluran National Park.
Endangered Java Bantang.
Endangered Java Bantang.
Java Rusa Deer in Baluran.
Java Rusa Deer in Baluran.
We were jealous and also wanted a massage after driving 21k on bad roads!
We were jealous and also wanted a massage after driving 21k on bad roads!
Balorean EcoLodge, a lovely place to stay in the village near Baluran NP.
Balorean EcoLodge, a lovely place to stay in the village near Baluran NP.
Lesser Coucal
Lesser Coucal
Long-tailed Shrike
Long-tailed Shrike
Cemetery on the outskirts of Baluran National Park
Cemetery on the outskirts of Baluran National Park
Javan Banded Pitta
Javan Banded Pitta
Small-blue Kingfisher
Small-blue Kingfisher
Thanks for stopping by!
Thanks for stopping by!