Desert Islands, Terrorists, M16s and the Worst Coffee I’ve Ever Tasted

We didn’t mean to end up on Kalapuan. We were heading for another tiny blip in the Celebes Sea entirely. But the Celebes Sea had other ideas, so when clinging on to our very tiny boat for dear life became insufficient as a tactic, we headed to the closest land in the interests of saving life and stuff. And that happened to be Kalapuan.

For somewhere so remote, we were greeted by a surprising number of men with big guns (M16s) more