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The Kitchen — Islands of Spice

The Kitchen is held daily at the Toko Toko Restaurant October 5, 2:30pm – 4pm, Ian Burnet While our chefs cook up some spicy delights, Ian Burnet will be talking about spices and the Spice Islands. For a serving of … Continue reading

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A Taste of the Archipelago

A Taste of the Archipelago Sunday 5 October 9:00 – 10:15am at the Indus Restaurant Venture deep into the rich diversity of Indonesian cuisine with these top tastemakers. From one emerald paradise to the next, each of the fabled Spice … Continue reading

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‘East Indies’ —- Book Reviews II

Some more ‘East Indies’ book reviews have come in. Armed Enterprise – Competition and Monopoly in the East Burnet tells of the struggle between the Portuguese Crown, the Dutch East India Company (VOC) and the English East India Company for … Continue reading

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Fort Nieuw Victoria — Ambon

With a few days to spare before the departure of the Spice Islands Sailing Adventure 2013, I had time to explore Ambon and Fort Nieuw Victoria. A fort on this location was built by the Portuguese in the 1500’s and … Continue reading

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Across the Spice Islands

IAN BURNET, IAN HEMPHILL with moderator DAVID SLY Two men who have dedicated their lives to spices: Ian Hemphill – a modern-day spice merchant & Ian Burnet – authority on Indonesia’s spice islands & trade. Join them in an exotic … Continue reading

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Ian Burnet: The Spice Trades’ untold stories —— from Tempo Magazine, September 8 2013

Very early on in his life, Ian Burnet knew he was destined for a life of adventure. Growing up in a small isolated country town in his native Australia instilled in him an obsessive ambition to get out of town … Continue reading

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Spice Islands Sailing Adventure

It is time to stop procrastinating (The act of postponing, delaying or putting off) The Ombak Putih departs October 24 for its voyage around the Spice Islands Only 3 cabins left, the voyage of a lifetime awaits. Follow the link … Continue reading

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