Welcome to our online photo album!
We treasure every journey we made, and that's the main reason we put up this webpage to share with you.
So often we thought that we have travelled enough. Yet whenever we thought of those breathtaking sceneries, interesting wildlife, friendly locals and travelers who helped us for no reasons, we want to travel again! Equally there are lonely and miserable moments on the road, nevertheless the happy ones keep us going.
Hope you enjoy and thanks for your visit. Keep itchy feet and safe travel!
Sharon & Jochen
Experiencing life at Kelong in Palau Sibu, Malaysia
After about half an hour on the speedboat from jetty Tanjong Leman, Johor, Malaysia, a primitive yet picturesque village appeared in the middle of the sea, before my eyes. Time for snapping photos.
This type of sea village is called a “Kelong”. Kelong, a Malay word, is an offshore platform built by the fishermen primarily for fishing. They can be found mainly in Indonesia, Malaysia, and The Philippines. Fishermen and their families live here.
For the past 10-15 years the area of Palau Sibu has been overfished and I can hardly see any fishermen for mass-fishing around. Kelong families transformed their places into “sea resorts” attracting mainly anglers.
The price for renting equipment is very reasonable. …