Our research takes us to beautiful, remote regions where work does not always go as planned.
Timor-Leste (East Timor) years 2005 and 2010
the coast road work getting gas
fatu villages curious kids
sunset I Sunset II Nadine
Douwe Cecilia the route
Car in Mud looking south towards foreland Garrett
Soibada folks the descent from Hili Manu Nadine and Garrett
The trail lunch mud!
2010 was a bit wet -- Douwe trying to get to the airport Nadine trying to get to the Airport.
Bhutan (Eastern Himalayas) years 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2012
Chorten Mountains field work
Gear and ponies Lunch Leeches
Fellow traveler Full leech The crew (minus Tobgay)
High Himalayas Planning the route Prayer flags
Yaks glacier dams snowman trek
the descent Alpine glow Tobgay and Sean
high Himalayas Sean Tobgay and Nadine
peppers fields maps
Balancing Looking south to the foreland little monks
de-nesting buckets Sean Uplifted terraces at MFT
the buried foreland, west Bhutan Sean and Tobgay in Kalikhola working hard
the crew the route Dzo (half yak/half cow)
Main Boundary Thrust (MBT), lesser Himalayan rocks over Siwalik group rocks. Close up on right. This is where we met the King.
evening light on Siwalik hills. His majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk, the 5th king of Bhutan, and queen Jetsun Pema.