Postcards From Komodo National Park in the Mid-1920s – The world is getting smaller every year. Komodo dragons were first documented by Europeans in 1910, when rumors of a “land crocodile” reached Lieutenant van Steyn van Hensbroek of the Dutch colonial administration. Widespread notoriety came after 1912,… Continue Reading

South Lombok is Blessed with the Islands Best Beaches – I love Lombok! I brought my friends and the tandem bike to south Lombok from Senggigi – with its amazing, sweeping, postcard-perfect views of Rinjani mountain, magical rice fields and exotic villages. Tropical Loveland by ABBA became our… Continue Reading

The Behavioral Ecology of the Komodo Monitor – This book is not a novel. It is a detailed description of almost all aspects of the Ora (the Komodo dragon inhabitant’s name for the Komodo monitor), not permitting the some anatomical details of the monitor. As the… Continue Reading