Aboard with the bajau laut

The bajau laut of north eastern Borneo are amongst the very last surviving of the true sea gipsies. Their life is vibrant, passionate and extremely tough - as is the environment they live in.

I was fortunate to have spent a good chunk of my recent life in North Borneo, and it still holds a very special place in my heart.

Here's a selection of images from a while back, which provide a great insight into a  slowly drowning culture and way of life.