Namibia: handy things

I had many things with me in Namibia… I’ll only mention a few things that either surprised me how useful were or I think that some people might not have them.

OsmAnd OsmAnd is an Android/iPhone app (I’ve only used the Android version). I’ve written about it here before, and is very useful when planning […]

Namibia: lodges, how many nights

If you don’t want to read it all: our favourite lodge was Erongo Wilderness Lodge. Every minute there is special! (walking, the room or eating).

Erongo Wilderness lodge As said before: it was our favourite one. The room was very good, the service, guided walks, food was very good, afternoon tea, etc. Only one thing: […]

Namibia: everything is slow (and interesting!)

One of the things that happened in Namibia is that everything there is slow. It took a few days to get adjusted to that. People talking, check in, out, renting a car, filling up with fuel, buying from the supermarket… and the animals!

I haven’t watched animal documentaries for a while but I remember a […]

Namibia: I wish I had known

Earlier this year I went to Namibia. And I had such a good time! Obviously, like almost every first time going anywhere , there were some things that I wish I had known.

Ants One of the things I wish I had known is that Namibian ants really go after Catalan nuts (and I’m […]

Namibia: recommendations travel company

If you don’t want to read everything: all of this is to say that The Cardbox Box travel shop was amazing and helped us to organise our trip to Namibia. If you go to Namibia: don’t hesitate and use it!

When we started planning Namibia we were a bit confused: what to do, where to […]

Git git

Do you know what’s the name of this waterfall?

Its name is Git Git:

And do you know where is it?

In Indonesia (Bali island). It’s just a coincidence that it’s named like the “Git software“. But it seems that Indonesia has many names related to software, like Java.


How to use Python from Java

I did use Python from Java without any problems:

The steps for this in my case (you can take shortcuts):

Plane from London (United Kingdom) to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) Plane from Kuala Lumpur to Denpassar (Bali> Car from Ubud to Java island Program normally

I didn’t find any problem. I tried using Python from […]

Java: Mt. Bromo, Ijen Crater, Madakaripura Waterfall

The holidays in Indonesia were quite easy to plan: I wanted to see Mt. Bromo and the friends wanted to go to Bali (me too). And it seemed natural for what I found on the Internet to end up in Yogyakarta: it seemed one of the cities in Java that was worth staying for a […]

One of the best guides in Bali: Yandira

Summary: I found a very good guide in Bali (sadly I found him on the fourth day that I was there). His name is Yandira,, +628123982871, Next time I’ll plan to go to Bali: the first thing I’ll do will be to email him to plan what to see, when, transport and even […]

Trip to Washington, D.C.: not too usual things

Recently I went to Washington, D.C. as part of the Mendeley team for the New Horizons flyover. If you are interested in the Mendeley activities there you might want to read New Horizons: from Research Papers to Pluto.

I extended the Mendeley trip with some extra days for a bit of tourism. I did some […]