The Great Clams

Unknown to most, the giant clam has become an endangered species due to its only predator, humans. Humans take this beautiful species to eat or use as decorations in their homes. However we have come across a magnificent conservation project run by a wonderful guy called Habib. He set up a project to conserve the giant clams in ToliToli, which is a village in the south east of Sulawesi. He has always known clams are an important role for keeping the reef healthy and clean and is very passionate about protecting the reef. He is now trying to restore clams wherever possible.

read more

Paradise

Have you ever wondered what paradise looks like? Earlier this year we got a chance to find out. For us paradise is somewhere that isn’t just beautiful but also hidden from everyone else. In Indonesia there are a group of islands, in the Southeast Moluccas, that are breathtaking. These islands, called Kei, Aru and Tanimbar, have some of the most beautiful beaches we have seen, if not the most beautiful. It is an excellent escape from reality and a chance to relax before venturing onto your next adventure in Indonesia.read more

Every Tari-an has a Story

Traditional dance is “our way of life”, as Andi Muhammad Redo, the creative director at Bataragowa Art Center in South Sulawesi, Indonesia said to Brune Charvin. Brune Charvin is a photographer and videographer, who was selected by the Beasiswa Seni Budaya Indonesia 2013 to work on a three month international programme organised by the Indonesia Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She was taught traditional dances and music from South Sulawesi everyday. She told us it was an overwhelming experience. Intrigued, I decided to interview her to find out more on her experience. read more