Synopses & Reviews
Flat on your back on the hotel bed, you ponder the arrow on the ceiling. Does it point past the minarets to the babbling pasar malam
, fragrant with fruit and loud with language? Will it lead you to the shadowy artists of wayang kulit
, or to your guide through underwater paradise? Does it prophesy a meeting with orang-utans in the unrivalled jungle beauty of Borneo? If you meet them, what on this lonely planet will you say?
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National Geographic Traveler
, September 2006
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