I Almost Died on a Whale Hunt in Indonesia

I Almost Died on a Whale Hunt in Indonesia

I never expected to find myself on a whale hunt in a remote corner of Indonesia known as Lamalera. But there I sat as chaos swirled around me and men scrambled to save our lives. I watched in horror as water poured over the sides of our precariously leaning boat....

Freediving in Koh Lanta: The Outcome

I’m not sure what depth I was on the rope when I first began chest spams, but I could no longer see the boat and the surface was just a faint light, teasing me with precious air. It took all of my focus to keep from opening my mouth and sucking in water to make...
Tsunami Panic in Koh Phi Phi

Tsunami Panic in Koh Phi Phi

Update: This brief post has been developed into a more detailed story about the 2006 Koh Phi phi Tsunami Scare. The craziest thing on my trip so far happened last night: I survived a tsunami scare and panic in Koh Phi Phi! I was sitting in a bar with my Dutch friend...