Tag Archives: Padang

Chinese Temple in China town in Padang, Indonesia (Kampung Cina)

The capital of West Sumatra, Padang, like most cities in Asia, has an old China Town quarter or Kampung Cina reflecting the culture of the Chinese diaspora who arrived on Indonesian shores. Though, much of it was destroyed in the … Continue reading

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Pantai Air Manis: off the beaten track

Sometimes the accidental plans make for the best experiences. In 2008 we flew to Padang, a rather nondescript (& boring) medium sized city in South Sumatra, it was the one crushed by an earthquake about two years ago, it had … Continue reading

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