Art of the Journey

The Big Stink

Richard Whillas

Posted on May 16 2013

In the warm tropical climates near the equator, the smells are accentuated, ripe. None however, is more potent or less appealing than Indonesia's favourite fruit - durian. I had given wide berth to the vendors of the "king of fruits" up until this point, the stench keeping me as far away as possible but I decided that I should gather my courage and give it a try. So holding my breath, I walked up to see what all of the fuss was about...

 

 

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