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Bunaken National Marine Park: Wall And Slope Diving

Michael Sy A Foek | January 1, 2016 | Bunaken, Indonesia, Sulawesi

When in the Bunaken National Marine Park, the main activity to do is to dive, dive and do some more diving. The waters around the more »

The Village Bunaken: An Okay Resort With Fantastic Diving

Michael Sy A Foek | December 31, 2015 | Bunaken, Indonesia, Sulawesi

After touring the rainforests of the Tangkoko National Park, we went to our next destination: the Island of Bunaken, which is located right off the more »

Tangkoko: A Tour Through The Wild National Park In North-Sulawesi

Michael Sy A Foek | December 30, 2015 | Bitung, Indonesia, Sulawesi

After having our breakfast at the Gardenia Country Inn in Tomohon, and awaiting the arrival of my family, we departed to the Tangkoko National Park more »

Gardenia Country Inn: A Pleasant Floral Lodging In The Mountains

Michael Sy A Foek | December 9, 2015 | Indonesia, Sulawesi, Tomohon

After our journey through Lombok we travelled to Manado, an area located in North-Sulawesi. We checked in at a lodging called the Gardenia Country Inn more »

Mountain Biking Through The Hills Of Malino, Sulawesi

Michael Sy A Foek | July 3, 2015 | Indonesia, Malino, Sulawesi

After visiting the scenic Takapala Waterfall, which was located in the same area, we set out to the starting point of our mountain biking tour more »

The Lovely Takapala Waterfall In Malino, Sulawesi

Michael Sy A Foek | July 3, 2015 | Indonesia, Malino, Sulawesi

Since our time in Malino was somewhat short, we only had time to see a few locations in the surrounding area. We decided to go more »

Relaxing In Mountainous Malino, Sulawesi

Michael Sy A Foek | July 3, 2015 | Indonesia, Malino, Sulawesi

If you ever find yourself wanting to escape the hectic environment of a city, and you happen to be in South Sulawesi, then you could more »

The Prehistoric Cave Paintings In Maros, Sulawesi

Michael Sy A Foek | July 2, 2015 | Indonesia, Makassar, Sulawesi

In 2014, artwork found in a cave in Maros on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia has been determined to be at least 40,000 years more »

Diving In The Incredible Togian Islands In Indonesia

Michael Sy A Foek | July 2, 2015 | Indonesia, Sulawesi, Togian Islands

I sorted the underwater photos from our diving adventures in Sulawesi in two posts. Here are some more above and underwater photos from the Togian Islands. more »

The Underwater Diving Paradise Of The Togian Islands

Michael Sy A Foek | July 2, 2015 | Indonesia, Sulawesi, Togian Islands

Indonesia is home to some of the world’s most beautiful aquatic areas including the Togian Islands. Diving in the Togian Islands is one of the best things more »

The Togian Islands And The Walea Dive Resort

Michael Sy A Foek | July 1, 2015 | Indonesia, Sulawesi, Togian Islands

I have to apologize in advance, because the following article might be considered an advertisement of Walea Dive Resort & Spa. My experience with this resort more »

The Togian Islands: Getting There

Michael Sy A Foek | July 1, 2015 | Indonesia, Sulawesi, Togian Islands

After visiting Tana Toraja, we planned to visit the tropical Togian Islands (sometimes spelled Togean). This archipelago is located just of the coast of Central more »

Rafting The Lariang River In Tana Toraja, Sulawesi

Michael Sy A Foek | July 1, 2015 | Indonesia, Sulawesi, Tana Toraja

The day after our village trekking in Batutumonga we planned to go rafting on the Lariang River in Tana Toraja, Sulawesi hosted by the company and people more »

Village Trekking Around Batutumonga In Tana Toraja

Michael Sy A Foek | July 1, 2015 | Indonesia, Sulawesi, Tana Toraja

The itinerary for our second day in the highlands of Tana Toraja consisted of a half-day village hike around Batutumonga, an area located on more »

The Settlement Of Kete Kesu In Tana Toraja

Michael Sy A Foek | June 30, 2015 | Indonesia, Sulawesi, Tana Toraja

The old settlement of Kete Kesu is a very interesting place to visit in Tana Toraja. Generally because it is the most complete settlement that more »

A Festive Funeral Ceremony In Tana Toraja

Michael Sy A Foek | June 30, 2015 | Indonesia, Sulawesi, Tana Toraja

On our first day in Tana Toraja, our guide Hendrik invited us to visit and participate in a funeral ceremony in some remote part of more »

Kambira’s Baby Graves In Tana Toraja

Michael Sy A Foek | June 30, 2015 | Indonesia, Sulawesi, Tana Toraja

Nearby the location of the King’s Tombs of Sangalla in Suaya we visited a third burial site named Kambira. Of all the burial sites, gravesites more »

The King’s Tombs In Suaya, Tana Toraja

Michael Sy A Foek | June 30, 2015 | Indonesia, Sulawesi, Tana Toraja

After our lunch we set out to take a look at Suaya, which is another unique burial site in the Tana Toraja region. This place more »

The Unique Rocky Graves Of Lemo, Tana Toraja

Michael Sy A Foek | June 29, 2015 | Indonesia, Sulawesi, Tana Toraja

A trip to Tana Toraja is not complete without visiting the various unique burial sites located throughout the area. This is admittedly a little more »

Tana Toraja: The Land Of Heavenly Kings

Michael Sy A Foek | June 29, 2015 | Indonesia, Sulawesi, Tana Toraja

The island of Sulawesi in Indonesia is an extensive, rugged, remote, and mysterious place. Deep within the central highlands of the islands lives an indigenous more »

Fort Rotterdam: A 16th Century Old Dutch Stronghold

Michael Sy A Foek | June 29, 2015 | Indonesia, Makassar, Sulawesi

As a Dutch guy born and raised near Rotterdam in The Netherlands, of course I had to visit the old Dutch stronghold in Indonesia named more »

An Intro To Sulawesi And Makassar, Indonesia

Michael Sy A Foek | June 29, 2015 | Indonesia, Makassar, Sulawesi

Even though I have been in Indonesia for quite some time, I had never set foot on the island of Sulawesi until a trip late more »