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Indonesia’s real-life Robinson Crusoes

Daeng Abu cultivated Pulau Cengkeh so that generation after generation of turtles could breed there (Credit: Credit: Raquel Mogado/Alamy)

Indonesia’s real-life Robinson Crusoes

In 1972, Daeng Abu answered the call for volunteers to live and raise turtles on Pulau Cengkeh (Credit: Credit: Manfred Bail/Alamy)

Indonesia’s real-life Robinson Crusoes

Pulau Cengkeh is the white-sand islet off the coast of Sulawesi, Indonesia (Credit: Credit: Theodora Sutcliffe)