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Philippines

Whaleshark nibbling on seaweed

Whaleshark nibbling on seaweed

Oslob Whale Shark Whale shark nibbling on seaweed in the Tan-Awan Marine Sanctuary near Oslob on Cebu Island I enjoyed swimming along the sanctuary markers in Tan-Awan every morning for three weeks. Occasionally there would be a whale shark or two swimming past the marker buoys and it was a thrill for me to watch […]

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East Timor

kus kus

kus kus

Timor cuscus – year 2006 The villagers of Makaleb were getting ready to stew these 2 little marsupials so I decided to attempt to buy them and take themĀ  to my friends place in Pante Macassar on my motorbike. Phalanger orientalis (timor cuscus) Timor Cuscus in Oecussi – pardon the misspelling kus kus – ha […]

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Bali

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Indonesia

Irian Jaya – Papua Barat

Irian Jaya – Papua Barat

Irian Jaya – Papua Barat There is some political tension in Papua Barat because of an independence movement by some of the Papuans. The whole transmigration thing annoys them. The island of Java has a fairly high population so the government transplants Javanese throughout the island network of Indonesia to ease the population pressure at […]

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