How smoking saved this man’s life

By Taylor Saia and Amelia Murphy Deep in the jungles of Borneo, a man wearing a Volcom hat and an orangutan-emblazoned t-shirt leans back in his chair and says, “Describe Indonesia in two words.” His name is Erwin. As Lonely Planet Indonesia describes him, he’s “intelligent, well-read, and good company” – but he also holds an…

Pasar Tradisional

“A local vendor sells fresh vegetables, potatoes, and chilies at a traditional market in Gorontalo. The pasar tradisional in each Indonesian city is often the best source of fresh, affordable, and locally grown food. At this particular market the fish were so fresh they were still squirming on the table!” Kelsie Miller | Gorontalo, Sulawesi

Side-street portraits in Yogyakarta

I spent Christmas wandering some forgotten streets of Yogyakarta with a few fellow American expats. After checking out the Taman Sari Water Castle, a popular tourist destination near the heart of town, we found ourselves lost in some nearby side streets, untouched by the commercialized pomp and circumstance that had infiltrated much of the rest…