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Travelling to Sumatra... arriving in Pekanbaru (Sumatra), (Indonesia) via (Singapore), then travelling 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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At the end of a long day, at the clothing stores, 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 on '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





◄ Caucasus 2016 ---------------- Table of Contents ---------------- Italy 2017 ►

Posted by joffre 22:23 Archived in Indonesia Tagged indonesia singapore photography motorcycle blog sumatra joffre Comments (0)

Pulau Weh

Travel map and Photograph Blog

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Travelling to Pulau Weh ... arriving in Banda Aceh (Sumatra) (Indonesia) via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelling to/through; Banda Aceh, Sabang, Sumur Tiga (Pulau Weh) then back home via Banda Aceh (Sumatra) (Indonesia) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).



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Pulau Weh route
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Sabang Markets
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Vendors selling their wares, at the small local market, Sabang, Pulau Weh, Indonesia.





Sabang Markets
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Selection of local dried fish and chilli, at the markets, Sabang, Pulau Weh, Indonesia.





Night Markets
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Setting up at the night food markets, Sabang, Pulau Weh, Indonesia.





Tropical Waters
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Typical local boat, on the tropical shores, Iboih, Pulau Weh, Indonesia.





Freddies Bungalows
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Tourist bungalows on the coast, Sumur Tiga, Pulau Weh, Indonesia.





Jalan Petaling
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Chinatown's famous 'Jalan Petaling', Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.





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.
Sumatra 2016 - Exploring Western Sumatra on motorcycle.
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.
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





◄ South West China 2010 ---------------- Table of Contents ---------------- Bali 2010 ►

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Indonesian Adventures

Travel map and Photograph Blog

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Travelling to Indonesia/Malaysia... arriving in Medan (Sumatra), (Indonesia) via Penang and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelling to/through Medan, Bukit Lawang, Medan, Berstagi, Danau Toba, Sibolga, Pulau Nias, Bukittinggi, Danau Maninjau, Padang (Sumatra), Jakarta, Bogor, Pangandaran, Yogyakarta, Gunung Bromo (Java), Kuta (Bali), Gilli Air (Lombok), Kuta (Bali), Surabaya, Semarang, Dieng Plateau, Semarang (Java), Pontianak, Balai Karangan (Kalimantan), (Indonesia), Kuching, (Sarawak), (Malaysia), Singkawang, Pontianak, Sintang, Sanggau, Pontianak, Ketapang, Pangkalanbun, Sampit, Palangkaraya, Banjarmasin, Loksado, Banjarmasin (Kalimantan), Surabaya (Java), and back home via Jakarta (Java), (Indonesia)...



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Jungle Inn Bungalow
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Bungalow perched over a jungle stream, in tropical Bukit Lawang, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Orang-utan
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'Orang-utan' or 'man of the the forest', at the 'Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre', Bukit Lawang, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Jam Karet
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Passing time on the boat journey, between Parapat and Tuk Tuk, Danau Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Danau Toba
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View of Tuk Tuk, from the Samosir highlands, Danau Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Ono Niha Housing
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Traditional teak 'Ono Houses', in the small village, Bawomataluo, Nias, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Bukittinggi Markets
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Entrance to the local markets, in the hill-side town, Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia.





At the Markets
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At the interesting local markets, Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia.





Botanical Gardens
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Vine-clad tree, in the famed 'Bogor Botanical Gardens', Bogor, Java, Indonesia.





Bringing in the Catch
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Local women, help to bring in the catch of the day, Pangandaran, Java, Indonesia.





Borobudur
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The spectacular 'Mahayana Buddhist Temple of Borobudur', just outside, Yogjakarta, Java, Indonesia.





Endless Summer
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Surfers catch their last waves of the day, as the sun sets over Kuta Beach, Bali, Indonesia.





Dieng Plateau
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Rows and rows of terraced crops, in the fertile volcanic soils, Dieng Plateau, Java, Indonesia.





Rafflesia
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The famous parasitic 'Rafflesia' or 'corpse flower', taken outside Singkawang, Kalimantan, Indonesia.





Pontianak Canals
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River canals off 'Sungai Kapas', Pontianak, Kalimantan, Indonesia.





Sungai Bundung
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'Bundung' on 'Sungai Kapas', on the way to Sintang, Kalimantan, Indonesia.





Floating the Bus
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Rafting our bus over a flooded section of road, between Pangkalan Bun and Sampit, Kalimantan, Indonesia.





Hard Slog
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Plowing through the extremely muddy red roads, between Sampit and Palangka Raya, Kalimantan, Indonesia.





On the Sungai
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Daily life on the river, in the 'Venice of Indonesia', Banjarmasin, Kalimantan, Indonesia.





Loksado Village
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In the Borneo rain-forest, you'll find the small 'Dayak Village', Loksado, Kalimantan, Indonesia.





River Markets
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On the way to the bustling 'floating markets', Banjarmasin, Kalimantan, Indonesia.





Living with Leprosy
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Living on the streets, in the booming city, Surabaya, Java, 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.
Sumatra 2016 - Exploring Western Sumatra on motorcycle.
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.
Asian Adventures 1988 - Getting a taste of Bali and Java on my SEA sojourn.



Other Indonesian photos from my travels;

Indonesian photos





◄ Mediterranean Adventure 1993 ------ Table of Contents ------ Silk Road Adventure 1995 ►

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