Category Archives: Pacu Jawi

Pacu Jawi Once Again Yes, you heard that right. This was my 10th trip to Sumatra to see Pacu Jawi. This event was once again at a brand new location, and it was a good one. We had set up for us a nice tent and bamboo platform for one of the best views of…

Wow…how time flies. I went to Sumatra yesterday to see Pacu Jawi for the ninth time. It never gets old. The location was the same location as my first time there a few years ago. It was good to be back. Pak Emi even built a platform for us to view…above the crowd. The night…

There were only 4 of us this time around. A nice small group. Our timing was perfect! When we got there, it started to rain just a bit. It then stopped, and my friend Fred and I went for a short photowalk before the races began. This guy was sitting on the side of the…

Pacu Jawi…Never Gets Old It does get tougher and tougher to get new shots. I focused this time on the crashes or the “near crashes”. The location this time was back to the same location I was at the first time I saw Pacu Jawi…brought back nice memories. At this location, there is only one…

Getting Burned Out I came back from Pacu Jawi last week with about 600 or so photos of the guys riding behind the bulls. I went through each and every photo, and deleted over 350 of them. I then had to go through what was left and decide which ones to spend time processing in…

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