CGTN Africa’s Oliver Jarvis went live from Dandora Dumpsite, Nairobi to show the extent of the damage that plastic has on our environment.
We climb down at night, away from the streetlights and roads. If we go too early and get caught then it’s game over – exploring underground drains, after all, is dangerous and illegal. We have […]
It’s like a mechanical bull ride. I’m tilting side to side trying to master this rented moped. The roads are uneven, I’m embarrassingly inexperienced, and the sun is setting. If it wasn’t for the warming smile of my guide and the desire to feel a part of this serene island landscape on Lombok, I’d be chasing down a taxi for a safer, more comfortable ride.
Balance is good. It offers stability in a lifestyle, it keeps you standing on a surfboard, it keeps things in correct proportions. For those spending annual leave away on tropical islands, balance is integral.
For over 200 years the most extensive political and social structure in Western civilisation, the Roman Empire, dominated the land and seas of the Western world. But like all great empires, it grew too vast. Over the many years of its decline, territory was stolen and land broken up like puzzle pieces, and its once great architecture, objects and emperors fell, even sank, to ruin – waiting to be discovered.
A look back at ADEX 2016, our most successful event to date (50,000+ visitors). It was great fun catching up with all the fantastic speakers:
Through the lens of life in Lombok; images captured from exploring the many waterfalls of Gunung Rinjani, to spending a day with the rice farmers of the many farmlands.
Southeast Asia (SEA) may be the up and coming place to party, work or ‘find yourself’ – but these luxuries and drunken-fuelled epiphanies can sometimes be surrounded by Good Morning Vietnam-esque scenes of poverty and corruption. Currently based in one of the most advanced SEA cities, Singapore, I decided to travel to Cambodia; a third world country renowned for its ‘Jungle Atlantis’ and backdrop role in Tomb Raider, but also a country still trying to forget the disturbed memory of the Khmer Rouge regime.