Rumah Orang(utan)

The journey started with 2 Germans, 1 American, 6 beers, and a 3AM wake-up call. Once we got on our boat, we received the news that the cruise had to divert to the dry season itinerary. “The dry season was supposed to start in September – we’re still shocked at how it’s happening now.” A three-night splendour at Central Kalimantan’s Rangun River seemed like a … Continue reading Rumah Orang(utan)

The Real Deal: Global Warming

Kids are having reduced playtimes in fear of sudden heat strokes. Adults have their cars trashed in sudden flash floods. Polar bears are being stranded in the middle of nowhere. Zika is being transmitted at alarming rates. Roads are melting in India! Why? Simple. Global warming. No, it’s not a conspiracy theory. Yes, it’s happening as we speak. So far in 2016, our planet’s average temperature … Continue reading The Real Deal: Global Warming

Is Voting Essential?

If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal. -Emma Goldman Liberty. That’s the essence of democracy itself. The freedom for the people to choose their own rulers to govern according to their wishes. Supposedly, even one vote from the average Joe has the power to affect the country’s future. The government of the people, for the people, by the people. It looks and sounds like … Continue reading Is Voting Essential?