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How adorable are these baby turtles!? Authentic Sumatra Turtle Project

The Authentic Sumatra Turtle Project is located on an incredibly secluded (aka challenging to reach) section of Western Sumatra.  Bordering the idyllic Indian Ocean, we spent a week there this summer getting to know the people and the village of Nagari Sungai Pinang. What’s it all about? The project was formed in March 2016 to…

The red zone ghost villages of Sinabung, Sumatra

Only a handful of daredevil adventurers have been to see these ghost towns! If you want to see an erupting volcano and visit some red zone, ghost villages, then you’ll need to visit Mount Sinabung in Sumatra. Read on to see how! Where on earth is Sumatra? Sumatra is the most northerly island of Indonesia….

Everything you need to know about Bukit Lawang in Sumatra

Bukit Lawang is described by many as the ‘gateway to the Sumatran jungle’. If you’re planning on visiting, you should read this post and all of our tops tips before you go. The easiest way to get to Bukit Lawang We flew into Medan, the capital city of Sumatra, which is three hours east of…