Beyond the typical Polynesian paradise, one may delve deeper, to find aquamarine lagoons affording the world’s most dazzling snorkeling and diving, an intriguing Easter Island tour and the sky-piercing volcanoes of the Marquesas.
Kathryn Robinson is an anthropologist whose research has been focused on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. Her research, postgraduate supervision, and development consulting have taken her to almost all provinces in Indonesia, as well as to many remote parts of Southeast Asia and the Pacific. She is Professor of Anthropology at the Australian National University, where she also obtained her PhD. Her research interests include religion, traditional architecture, indigenous peoples, and natural resources, and her last book was a historical and anthropological account of gender relations in Indonesia.
Kathryn's Upcoming Expeditions
Tahiti to Easter Island: Marquesas, Tuamotus & PitcairnsOctober 29 — November 18, 2015
Journey through the Philippines with Palawan & TubbatahaMarch 12 — March 28, 2016
Explore the Philippine archipelago by land and sea—we’ll snorkel and dive amid colorful coral reefs, hike through rugged mountainscapes, and interact with native cultures and customs through colorful dances and rich folklore.
Indonesia: Raja Ampat & Asmat VillagesNovember 3 — November 21, 2016
From Bunaken National Marine Park—where you’ll snorkel and dive with rainbow-hued tropical fish—to the Raja Ampat archipelago—home to the world’s richest variety of marine life—this is an incredibly immersive exploration of Indonesia. Venture by Zodiac to remote beaches and visit tucked-away fishing villages.