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… I’m slightly messed up with the days. Day 6 is actually not today. Today is already Day 9, but I lost track of time. Also, internet mostly doesn’t work. Checking FB and stuff goes, but the other day I downloaded a file of about 150kb and it took me over 20 minutes. Back home I don’t even see the download bar with those kind of files, but here I just have to make do.
Uploading pictures therefor also takes forever, so everything you see here is slightly lagging compared to real time.
But I’m sure you don’t mind.

So day 6… or actually, it’s NIGHT 6.
It was a looooong night. I went to “sleep” around 0:45, hovered in semi-consciousness for about 2 hours and then woke up, pretty much wide awake.
My friend here (see below), was sitting -literally- on the other side of the wall (little, thin bamboo wall) and provided me with a beautiful concert that lasted the whole night, every 20 minutes or so.


D800, ISO100, 1/320 sec @ f/3.5, Tamron 90mm, on-camera flash

It’s a beauty, isn’t it? But having that next to your head and hearing this the whole night:

So what do you do then?
I just got up and stood outside watching it get light, while listening to the cacophony of sounds. Crickets, tokays, birds, dogs howling, roosters yelling, birds whistling, the waves crashing on the beach in the background… Not bad, really. And I almost collided with a couple of bats a few times (or rather, they with me).
And when it did get light in the end, there were some cute birds sitting nearby.

Chestnut Munia

D800, ISO1600, 1/1000 sec @ f/2.8, Nikkor 70-200mm