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Indonesia’s Spice Islands by Schooner

Here is an article written on our 2013 sailing adventure. Reposted from Destinasian. Article by Johnny Langenheim and photos by Jack Wylie The sun is already hot and high by the time Run comes into view. Perched on the prow … Continue reading

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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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The Garden of Good and Evil — Indonesia’s Fabled Spice Islands

A guest blog from Jennifer Hayes, tour leader, photographer and writer with Sea Trek Sailing Adventures SeaTrek, the Ombak Putih and Ian Burnet will be sailing to the Spice Islands from 8-19 October 2014, for more details go to http://www.seatrekbali.com/cruise/spice-routes-spice-wars/Continue reading

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Some more ‘East Indies’ book reviews have come in Ian Burnet journeys through the East Indies, from Calcutta and Goa to Timor and Malacca, as far as Nagasaki, Canton and Hong Kong. Europe’s desires for goods from the East —- … Continue reading

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A Death in Paradise

The whitewashed residence of the former Dutch Governor on the island of Banda has some classical architectural features. From the golden lions mounted on the entrance gates, to the now defunct fountain on the lawn in the forecourt, to the … Continue reading

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The Manhattan Transfer

  This is a story that never ceases to fascinate. Whenever I give a ‘Spice Islands’ book talk, I am always asked “Is it true that the island of Run was exchanged for Manhattan?” Manhattan is often referred to as … Continue reading

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