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Monday, 6 Jul 2009 | Views [503] | Video

Out of the hotel early and straight onto the bus! Two hours later I was somewhere in the large city of Medan. The coolness of the Karo Highlands had been replaced by the heat of the lowlands and no matter how nice (?) the street comer was I needed ... Read more >

cabbages and volcanoes

Friday, 3 Jul 2009 | Views [339] | Video

After spending a week in Tuk Tuk on the island of Samosir it was time to move on. Despite the fact that I never got to fly here I really did enjoy my time. The 1st bus I was on left from Tomok 5kms away and I was getting a lift there but I didn’t ... Read more >

blue waters

Saturday, 27 Jun 2009 | Views [496] | Video

After spending 1.5 million on Batik paintings, Jake from Café Bagoes said he would drive me to the bus depot in Bukittinggi. Following lunch (I had fried buffalo jerky and rice…nice!) he dropped me of at 4pm. Three hours later the bus finally turned ... Read more >

In a hole

Sunday, 14 Jun 2009 | Views [502] | Video

I arrived at Lake Maninjau on a Sunday. For 3 days it rained! My day was spent thus: wake up and walk to café bagoes at around 10am. Sit, read, eat and then leave at around 10pm. Lazy days and lounging nights. I was averaging around 3 books a day.... Read more >

Crossing the line

Saturday, 13 Jun 2009 | Views [353]

The ferry from Melaka left on time and within two hour it was halfway across the straits of Malacca. As it approached the Indonesian island of Sumatra the once blue sky turned hazy and slightly brown. (At this time of year forest fires “happen” ... Read more >

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