Tag Archives: Sumatra

Bukkittinggi, Sumatra

Bukit Tinggi (which literally means high hill) is described in the Lonely Planet as the biggest tourist stopover point in west Sumatra….? I think I saw a total of 10 bule (farang) here over the past week….local tourists perhaps…it is … Continue reading

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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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Krakatoa (Krakatau) Volcano Day Trip or Camping

Krakatoa (Krakatau) Volcano has be visited as a one day trip or one can arrange a camping trip, in which you can see, if you’re lucky a red glow and even watch Krakatoa spew out some sparks.

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