Category Archives: Indonesia travel

Pulau Weh: Sunsets, contemplation, and reflection

One the best parts of staying on an island are the sunsets. Even if you’re on the wrong side, it’s usually not too far of a journey to get a nice angle. Sometimes it won’t even matter and the colours … Continue reading

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Cheap diving in Pulau Weh, the kingdom of eels

Around the northwest side of Pulau Weh are some sweet dive sites. I’ve never found cheaper diving anywhere in the world. It’s the low/rainy season from approximately September till March/April, and you will find yourself on empty

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Sumatra Indonesia Photography

This is the photography from my time in Indonesia. You can also find them in my Indonesia photography page with this link.

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Sumatra, staying on Pulau Weh. Bungalows and slowing life down

Pulau Weh is the perfect place to melt into for a week, or a month, or as long as your heart desires. Once you get away from the taxi drivers at the harbour, everything slows down. When you arrive to … Continue reading

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Toba to Medan & night bus from Medan to Banda Aceh & bleeding ears

Going into a long travel day with a Bintang belly isn’t the best idea. Theres not much worse than being on public transportation in Asia when you’re hungover. My mission was to get to Pulau Weh, a small island off … Continue reading

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Nights out as DJ Handsome Face, Brando’s Blues Bar. Missing my KLR

For two days Samosir Island held the fourth annual Extrim Sumatra Expedition races. There were well over a hundred 2-stroke dirt bikes all over the place. There’s nothing like the sound and smell of two strokes. I love it like … Continue reading

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Sumatra, Samosir Island scooter exploring, and hot springs

The worst part about finding great places like Lake Toba is that you know it has to come to an end at some point. It’s a bit sad, but all you can do is embrace everyday you have and make … Continue reading

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Samosir Island, Lake Toba. Liberta Homestay, the waterfall, and Indo paparazzi

Lake toba is the largest volcanic lake in the world, and a supervolcano. About 70,000 years ago it had a climate-changing eruption, which is the largest in the last 25 million years. It deposited 20-30 feet of ash on some … Continue reading

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Bus to Lake Toba, and eating with your left hand. Sumatra

Medan isn’t anywhere I’m interested in staying for longer than I have to so in the morning it was time to move, and Lake Toba was the place. I had one of those who’s on first skit moments getting to … Continue reading

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Flying into Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia

I could feel it and smelt it it the air as soon as I stepped out of the the Kuala Namu Airport, in Medan. For me Indonesia has a feel all it’s own. Different from Thailand, Laos, China, or any … Continue reading

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