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INDONESIA - Sumatra


Location - South East Asia; Capital - Jakarta; Population - 233 million; Currency - Rupiah MORE INDONESIA

I had to return to Penang in Malaysia in order to catch a boat to Medan, a city in north east Sumatra, in December 1999.

 

indonote1000 Indonesian Rupiahs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

indo1Masjid Raya mosque, Medan

 

 

indo2McDonald's 'veiled' for Ramadan, Medan

 

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indo3Samosir Island on Lake Toba, home of the Batak people, most of whom are Christians

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

indo4Samosir Island on Lake Toba.
It's a place to stay days, weeks, months...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

indo6This area is known as Tuk Tuk village on Samosir Island, Lake Toba

 

 

indo7aWorking the fields at Tuk Tuk village, Lake Toba

 

 

indo7Taking the livestock for a walk, Tuk Tuk village, Lake Toba

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

indo8Singing traditional songs in a restaurant, Tuk Tuk village, Lake Toba

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

indo5Traditional Batak homes at Simanindo on Samosir Island, Lake Toba

 

 

indo9The town of Bukittinggi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

indo10Sianok Canyon, Bukittinggi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

indo11Typical Minangkabau building, Bukittinggi

 

 

indo12Krakatoa Monument at Bandarlampung.
Following the Krakatoa eruption in 1883, the resulting tidal wave forced this maritime buoy up the hillside to its present position

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

indo13Taking the ferry from Sumatra to Java

 

 

Website and content Copyright © 2008-2011 Mark Wilkinson. All rights reserved.

 

LINKS

www.indonesia-tourism.com

www.indonesiatourisminfo.com - Indonesia tourist board

www.sumateratourism.com

www.kotamedan.com - Medan is a city in northern Sumatra close to Lake Toba

 

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