Hanging with the locals on the Maluku Islands. Boats are esential for travel in this remote part of Indonesia. To get here from Jakarta was several hours flight, a ferry, long drive through the jungle and finally a journey in one of these boats with some friendly faces to man them. Apart from the ethno-political violence that has erupted here, villages have also faced the threat of palm oil plantations but at the time we visited had been resistant, recognising the importance of their jungle as a food source and the future for their children....See the previous Insta post for details about the ethno-political conflict in this area....From the archives: Maluku Islands, Indonesia, 2011....#iloveindonesia #igtravel #lonelyplanetindonesia #lonelyplanet #lonelyplanettraveller #maluku #malukuislands #guardiantravelsnaps #bbctravel #betheadventure #wanderlust #worldtraveller #natgeotravel #indonesia #igtravel #instatravel #traveleverywhere #traveltheworld #fromwhereyoudratherbe #wonderful_places #travelphotography #travelpic #boats #exploretheworld #opentheworld #beyourbucketlist - from Instagram

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