Category Archives: Sumatra

Sumatra Days 12, 13, 14 – Lake Toba

Day 12 On to our final destination, Lake Toba. We were met by Zulham at 7:30 at Green Hill. He had been there since 6am, as he and the driver, Ochuk, left Medan around 3am! We had breakfast, trekked to … Continue reading

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Sumatra Days 9,10,11 – Medan, Bukit Lawang

Sumatra day 9 -Medan Today we toured some of the cultural sites of Medan with Zulham and his family. The first stop was the Grand Mosque. When we entered the grounds, we saw a school group looking at some of … Continue reading

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Sumatra Days 6, 7 and 8 Banda Aceh

Sumatra Days 6, 7, and 8 The adventure continues with a new destination today – Banda Aceh. We left the hotel early as we were not sure about the traffic to the airport. Got there in 15 minutes, checked in … Continue reading

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Sumatra Days 3, 4 and 5.

Our third day in Sumatra really got us immersed into the culture of West Sumatra. We started out by going for a 30 minute walk around the area near where we were staying after experiencing the early wake up call … Continue reading

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Sumatra Days 1 and 2

We got up early thanks to jet lag, packed up and headed to Changi Airport to catch our 8am flight to Pekanbaru, in Riau province, central Sumatra. Changi airport has a huge range of restaurants and shops, and so we … Continue reading

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