The Bajau Sea Gypsies of Borneo

Forget caravans and collecting scrap metal, these gypsies ride the seas and live in houses on stilts...
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Forget caravans and collecting scrap metal, these gypsies ride the seas and live in houses on stilts...

“First impressions were of awe,” says photographer Adam Docker. “You feel like you have arrived in some long lost tribe only ever seen on Planet Earth or read about in a Jules Verne book.” Docker, who took these stunning photographs, recounts his first visit to a Bajau sea gypsy village on the island of Borneo, not far from the town of Semporna in the Malaysian state of Sabah. Surrounded by crystal-clear turquoise water, coral, and dazzling sea life, the cluster of huts on stilts perched out on the ocean look astounding."

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