Hitch-sailing in Langkawi Malaysia

A typical day of hitch-sailing: fun + making a difference

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HitchSailing: spontaneous crewing on a strangers’ sailboat. Whether you have sailing experience or not, whether you contribute money or not, whether you found the boat in advance online or locally in the harbour. Some call it boathitchiking,…
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Catching a Sailboat Ride in South East Asia

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On to plan B: find a sailing boat in South East Asia with whom I can explore, dream, discover the Asian seas. And learn, more about boats, coastal sailing, and the sea. About plan A...   I landed my dreamjob to sail and change the world…

PURE adventure: Discovering freediving!

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Do you remember as kid it was super cool to cross the swimming pool underwater holding your breath? Guess what, it still is! And it’s called freediving. Why freedive? It’s the most relaxed and liberating sport I’ve ever tried. No heavy…

Ti'i ka ebu nusi ceremony Belaraghi | Flores | Indonesia

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Photo:  ti'i ka ebu nusi ceremony in Belaraghi | Flores | Indonesia Fernando and William are preparing the chicken for the ti'i ka ebu nusi ceremony, which means 'give food to the ancestors.' We're in the sao one, the most sacred part…

Hiking and mountainbiking in Flores | Indonesia

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On a mountainbike you can go off the beaten path from the already off the beaten path Flores. The Indonesian island doesn’t have such a thing as a mountainbikeshop or a mountainbike trail. But the potential of mountainbiking in Flores is…

Sunrise in Riung | Flores |Indonesia

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Photo: Riung | Flores | Indonesia.  A few minutes after I take this photo the fisherman comes to take out this boat for his daily catch. It is 5.30 AM. I'm in Riung, a little fishing village up the north coast of Flores, Indonesia. Early…
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Camping in Komodo National Park, Flores | Indonesia

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Have you ever... snorkelled around an island? woke up with nothing but the sound of the waves and the singing of birds? had a day without using keys, or without using a phone? I had to answer no, no and a no. Until I went camping in Komodo…