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Travelled to Sumatra... arriving Pekanbaru (Sumatra), (Indonesia) via (Singapore), then travelled to/through; Pekanbaru, Bukittinggi, Lake Maninjau, Bukittinggi, Pekanbaru (Sumatra), (Indonesia) and back home via (Singapore)...



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Gardens by the Bay
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The spectacular Gardens by the Bay, lit up during the evening light and sound show, Singapore.






Bored in Bukittinggi
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End of a long day in the shops off Jam Gadang, Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia.






Serenity
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Early morning on peaceful Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.







Volcanic Crater
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Cloudy day on the volcanic crater, Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Old Wood House
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Charming old wooden house on the road around Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Minangkabau House
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Traditional Minangkabau roof on a foreshore house, Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.




Clouds on the Horizon
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The recent influx of fish farms on the lake has raised environmental concerns over water quality into the future, Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.




Life on the Lake
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Digging for clams on a misty morning, Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Puncak Lawang
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A view of the northern end of the lake from Puncak Lawang, the para-gliding launch-pad, Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Minangkabau Paddies
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Newly planted rice paddies at Kelok 28 on the way out of Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Bendi Drivers
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Bendi drivers or local 'horse and cart' taxi's, parked at Jam Gadang waiting for customers, Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Other travels to Indonesia include;

Flores 2020 - Traveling on motorcycle through Flores.
Maluku 2018 - Exploring the stunning but remote tropical Islands.
Sumbawa 2018 - Traveling on motorcycle through Bali, Lombok and Sumbawa.
Nusa Tenggara 2015 - Traveling through West Timor, Lembata, Flores and Sumba.
Madura 2012 - Exploring the rarely visited island on motorcycle.
Bali 2010 - Getting a fill of Balinese food and beaches.
Pulau Weh 2010 - Exploring the tropical under-water paradise.
Sulawesi 1996 - Traveling North to South on this amazingly diverse island.
Indonesian Adventures 1993 - Wandering through Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok and Kalimantan.
Asian Adventures 1988 - Getting a taste of Bali and Java on my SEA sojourn.



Other Indonesian photos from my travels;

Indonesian photos



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Posted by joffre 22:23 Archived in Indonesia Tagged indonesia singapore photography motorcycle sumatra joffre

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