In the final part of William Tham’s ‘Java Quartet’-a series of four stories from Jakarta, Yogyakarta, and Surabaya inspired by the books by Pramoedya Ananta Toer, he looks at the Ijen Crater on Java’s east … more »
William Tham Wai Liang
This is the first in a short series of articles based on William Tham’s experiences traveling in Indonesia, starting in Jakarta and ending at the Ijen Crater on its far east.
During Ramadan the pace of life on the islands … more »
I have been in Vancouver for some time now, but it’s surprising how much the city still has to offer. Once the usual attractions are out of the way-Stanley Park, the downtown core, and Granville Island for instance-Vancouver can appear … more »
William Tham briefly took some time off from his studies to work in a laboratory in China, but eventually ended up leaving early. He caught a fast train and emerged in Shanghai, one of the largest cities in the world. … more »
Several years ago, William Tham returned to Malaysia for the summer, only to find himself suffering a fit of restlessness. He boarded a morning train to the south, leaving the capital of Kuala Lumpur behind for the sleepy towns of … more »