BONUS BLOG - Happy Orangutan Day!

I'd be a terrible orangutan researcher if I didn't write about the fact that today is International Orangutan Day! I am incredibly lucky...

Isen Mulang Dayak Festival

Over the last few weeks I've had the chance to experience a lot of the local culture here in Palangka Raya. Palangka Raya is the capital...

Getting down to business...

I hope that people have been enjoying reading my blogs from Borneo so far! If so, I'm sure you've gathered what an amazing place the...

Sabangau Camp – 'Get outta my swamp!'

Things have been very busy for me lately, and writing this blog marks two weeks since I left the UK for Indonesia. Since then, I have...

First Day of Forest School

Salamat pagi! Today I was excited to start some proper forest training! Days start early in the forest. I usually woke at 6am to the...

Camp Life

Entering camp for the first time was a glorious feeling! 9 long months of planning and excitement but I was finally here, deep in the...

Into the Jungle...

Itching to get into the forest, much of my first few days in Borneo were actually spent doing lots of administrative work in the city of...

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