• Asia,  Sustainable Travel,  Travel

    Raja Ampat: The Last Paradise, minus the trash

    Hey friends! So this post is a quite different to what I normally blog about, but I felt compelled to tell the story of my visit to Raja Ampat, a regency in West Papua, Indonesia that truly is “the last paradise.” Aside from its natural beauty, what shocked me the most was to find so much trash on the pristine beaches of this environmentally protected area. *Almost* unspoiled beauty If you’ve never heard of Raja Ampat, it’s a collection of 1,500 tiny islands located in the “Coral Triangle,” one of the most biologically diverse regions in the world. This place is also one of the BEST dive and snorkel sites…