19 July, 2017
Dr. Kees Groeneboer

A linguist, historian and 30-year resident of Jakarta, Dr. Kees Groeneboer is passionate about the spectacular birdlife of his adopted homeland. He has travelled extensively though Indonesia’s eastern isles on countless missions to see, hear, and identify as many as possible of these graceful, colourful and often-endangered denizens of the forests and the cliffs.

He often shares his enthusiasm with others by leading specialist bird-watching cruises aboard the Katharina during which he embellishes his bird expertise with his in-depth knowledge of Indonesian history and culture. He is published on language policy and has a PhD in the history of the Dutch colonial policy in Indonesia from 1600 onwards. 

SeaTrek with Indonesia’s Exquisite Birds of Paradise (Ternate-Sorong)

Read More

SeaTrek with Indonesia’s Exquisite Birds of Paradise (Sorong-Ternate)

Read More

Culture

Adventure & Fun

Conservation

Life on Land

Snorkeling - Life in the Sea

Life Under Sail

History

Photography

Latest Sailing Adventure Updates