Borneo: Belief

  Even on vacation I struggle with goal-setting and achievement. I love to bird watch. But what sort of spotting should give me the most satisfaction? A half- glimpse of a small blue bird flickering behind enormous leaves or a dinosaur shadow of a rhinosaurus hornbill? And if I see nine, ten, fourteen curved-bill spidereaters …

Borneo: For Memories

Afiq is super generous.  His jungle camp feels like staying at a friend’s house.  Our mid-dock suitcase/clothes exchange wasn’t the most efficient and we forgot shoes and long-sleeved shirts and flashlights and he shared his own with us.   We might think it’s strange that the cook keeps the door to the kitchen locked while …