Pictures from a short trip to Bandung
Soul searching in Bali, Dragon hunting in Komodo National park, and surfing in Lombok.
After a short trip to Krakatau, I went to Nias for a week of surfing. What better way to celebrate my 30th year around the sun?
A friend asked me a good question: “Why do you wanna go out in the middle of the Sunda Strait to watch an erupting volcano?” Dear friend, this is my answer to you.
Spending our days on an empty beach, surfing empty waves, and emptying fresh coconuts.
“Mau ke mana?” said one of the security guards in my office building when I came dragging in through the security checkpoint with a surfboard Friday morning. It means where are you going? Me: “Mau ke Lombok.” “aah, ke Lombok lagi?” (To Lombok again?) Me: “Ya. Mau ikut?” (Yes, wanna join?) “Haha, tidak bisa.” (Cannot.)
Christmas is all about traditions Three years ago my brother caught his first wave on a longboard on Waikiki beach. We had bbq and beers for Christmas dinner, and we were of course wearing Hawaii shirts. It was the best Christmas ever. The year after we went to Morocco for two weeks and celebrated Christmas at…