From Parapat on Lake Toba’s edge – Indonesia’s largest natural lake – we head south on a crude public bus to Bukittinggi, in Sumatra’s west.Continue reading “Parapat to Bukittinggi, West Sumatra”
Sumatra’s Volcanic Samosir Island is the world’s largest island within an island.Continue reading “Lake Toba’s Samosir Island, Sumatra”
Spectacular Lake Toba is a volcanic lake in Sumatra’s northern central region, offering tranquillity and a little peace, in crowded Indonesia.Continue reading “Travelling to Lake Toba, North Sumatra”
Sumatra’s sultry Bukit Lawang jungle village…where you can experience Orangutans up close and personal!Continue reading “Sultry Bukit Lawang, Sumatra”
An overnight bumpy bus from Sumatra’s Dumai to Medan, a short 3-hour public bus trip, and finally, arrive in the sultry village of Bukit Lawang.Continue reading “Dumai to Bukit Lawang, Sumatra”
Awake for over 24 hours and exhausted finally, we arrive in Batam, Indonesia for the next long road bus journey to Dumai.Continue reading “The Long Road from Batam to Dumai, Indonesia”
A couple of days have passed since leaving Australia. Destination? Batam, Indonesia via Singapore, without a plan…Continue reading “Australia to Batam, Indonesia”
Happy to be nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award, which is my 5th nomination for this award!Continue reading “Sunshine Blogger Award Nomination No.5”
If you own a boat, then you will inevitably experience slipway woes at some point in your life, as related in this chapter of the sailing journey.
This Food Award nomination comes as a complete surprise, mainly because my blog is about travel and photography. Continue reading “Food Award Nomination”
What’s inside my backpack? After 30-plus-years of long-term travel, I’m sharing with you my ultimate packing guide and throwing in tips on choosing a backpack.
From Italy’s most famous and stunning Cinque Terre coastline, to Tuscany’s unknown but beautiful hamlet of Giannella and lakeside town of Orbetello.