Before the silence
The excitement of the Ogoh-ogoh night is going to stick into your mind for the whole day of silence that follows.
What we eat is completely related to the culture in which we grow up. Few reflect on the impact that our diet may have on the planet or on other living creat...
Old and happy
Why is it that many old people in western societies look all but happy? Has it to do with separation and loneliness? Is it the price to pay for what they cal...
We all stick to habits we have developed while growing up. I doesn’t matter if those routines are not appropriate anymore. We also describe things mostly onl...
An amazing variety of forms and shapes washed ashore during high tides. Once alive and full of colors, when dead corals slowly turn to white.
Urban green need
The urban need for improved life quality is a driving energy in every big metropolis. Check how good are Bangkok people in painting their everyday life livel...
The Mah Song
Marionettes of Spirits, The Mah Song. On an early morning in October, a crowd of men and women from Phuket's Thai-Chinese community gather in silence at the ...
Many Thai people sincerely love their King. Most houses or shops display at least one photo of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Music for a Peace: Kantata Barock
Kantata Barock reunites Indonesian legends Iwan Fals, Sawung Jabo, and Setiawan Djody.
Thailand election posters
After six years of often bloody political protests, Thai citizens are going to vote this weekend.
Songkran 2554, Water Festival
Songkran is the traditional New Year's Day in Thailand. It is a time for spiritual cleansing and renewal. Typically the day starts with a visit to the temple...
A Shaman, His Family and his First Alaia Surfboard
The Mentawai people are an indigenous tribe of hunters who live deep in the jungle of Siberut Island, off the coast of western Sumatra.
Urut massage is perhaps the most sophisticated of all the Indonesian healing arts and can only be found in Bali and in Java, where the Majapahit Kingdom flou...
Yogyakarta, a Week Before the Eruption
The 2010 eruptions of Mount Merapi began in late October 2010 when Mount Merapi in Central Java, Indonesia began an increasingly violent series of eruptions ...
Slank and Slankers
Formed in 1983, Slank is an Indonesian superband. By numbers, they are the biggest indie band in the world. Known for their socio-politically driven music, t...
The main purpose of the making of Ogoh-ogoh is the purification of the natural environment of any spiritual pollutants emitted from the activities of living ...
Unity in Diversity
Indonesia’s experience in pushing harmony and acceptance of differences lays his roots in the Pancasila principles.
Indo Vespa Community
The Indonesian Vespa Scooterist Community is a gang of rasta commandos who ride for inter-island brotherhood.
For 350 years, the Dutch colonised the vast archipelago of Indonesia but never even managed to set up an administrative post on the island of Sumba.