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Swimming in Volcanic Hot Springs in Berastagi, Sumatra

After hiking the volcano Sibayak we were taken to an authentic Sumatran volcanic, hot springs to soak away our troubles. Read on if you want to know where we went and how much it cost. Volcanic Activity Indonesia and its 17,504 islands are a hot bed of seismic activity! Sumatra, one of Indonesia’s islands, sits...

Four went to Rimba’s Ecolodge Sumatra

With the summer holidays of July beckoning, the kids and I (Emma) left Rich working in Europe and jetted off to the Indonesian island of Sumatra.  After a stint in the jungle of Bukit Lawang and trekking the volcano of Sibayak we headed further south-west towards the Indian Ocean where we spent four nights at Rimba’s...

Authentic Sumatra Turtle Project: How adorable are baby turtles!

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. Here’s how you can visit and spend time with these adorable turtles...

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....

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