travel: indonesia

travel: indonesia

Only a (relatively) short flight away is Indonesia, an archipelago where each island brings a new language, landscape, and culture. Jordan shares his 2 weeks sailing and trekking around this diverse country.

Sometimes you just gotta get some sun and get away from the screens. Travelling through Indonesia with my girlfriend, I took the plunge shooting film with my newly purchased Nikonos-V.

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Our journey began exploring the Komodo islands, sailing with an interesting and diverse group full of great people. At any one time there were three languages present - Bahasa Indonesia, Sign Language, and English.

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The ancient landscapes are surrounded by crystal clear and temperate waters, filled with life.

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Back in port, the seaside town of Labuan Bajo bustled as the night markets opened to sell the day's catch.

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On the island of Lombok, the daunting task of climbing Gunung Rinjani lay before us. 

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A gruelling 2-day trek to 3,726m, the 2am start on day 2 is well worth it when you get to see the sunrise from the summit.

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At the base of the crater, beside the lake, the sacred hot springs were a place for locals and trekkers to relax.

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