Tag Archives: floatplane

Borneo River Jump

It’s no secret that many of the places MAF operates airplanes around the world tend to have extreme climates. Some of them have very harsh and cold winters, while others have tropical heat and sunshine. I work in the one with lots of heat, humidity, and heat. Think American mid-West in August … but all […]

The Word Takes Root

Look up and you’ll see them, perched five to twenty-five meters above the jungle floor: the homes of the Korowai people of eastern Papua, Indonesia.  Around 4,000 Korowai live in the trees, descending to gather food and hunt, but spending much of their lives above the jungle floor.  They’ve built their homes up high out […]