Travel Blogs from Danau Toba, Indonesia

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Beautiful Danau Toba, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Beautiful Danau Toba

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... out of Java before Idul Fitri (the festival which marks the end of Ramadan and which causes chaos to descend throughout Indonesia as families make their way home for the celebrations) we quite possibly could have spend much, much longer here. ...

Danau Toba - Medan, Danau Toba - Medan, Indonesia travel blog

Danau Toba - Medan

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 117 - Danau Toba - Medan There was me thinking we'd managed to avoid Medan altogether and here I am now in a dormitory (less revolting than the private rooms) in a shitty guesthouse in a very shitty city. Thankfully everyone warns you about how ...

off to toba, Danau toba, Indonesia travel blog

off to toba

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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... the masses of souvenir shops 'hey mister i give you good price, cheap price' before returning to tuk tuk, having about three hrs rest then having an excellent dinner of grilled fish and salad. great end to toba and i left the next morning for Pulau ...

Lake Toba., Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Lake Toba.

A travel blog entry by oandm

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Beautiful Danau Toba, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Beautiful Danau Toba

A travel blog entry by marcmsm

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The journey to Danau Toba was scenic all the way and the bus brought me to the town of Parapat which is on the edge of lake Toba. Myself and Simon jumped on a ferry that takes about 40 mins to get over to the Samosir island in the middle of the lake.. Now ...

Bumpy ride to a bloody big lake!, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Bumpy ride to a bloody big lake!

A travel blog entry by lucas_and_lou

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So from the jungle we took a very bumpy mini-van ride down to South-East-Asia's biggest lake - Danau Toba. In the middle of this lake is an "island" nearly as big as Singapore, except it isn't technically an island as there is an isthmus on the Western ...

The Night Bukit Lawang Disappeared, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

The Night Bukit Lawang Disappeared

A travel blog entry by wendyworld

... river they still depend on for survival, too busy trying to recover their lives to protest. Bukit Lawang is their home. And besides, even miles away in a peaceful place like Toba, the memories still remain fresh, as if they happened ...

Mega Colossal Blog, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Mega Colossal Blog

A travel blog entry by karl.and.kat

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... take one for the team" and we grabbed some boxes etc and stacked them around us on our seat. Once again jammed into a seat in Indonesia- is there a pattern here? All this could have been avoided with a roof rack!!! Off we go… finally. Our driver was ...

Daring Danau Toba to bunking down in Bukit Lawang, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Daring Danau Toba to bunking down in Bukit Lawang

A travel blog entry by billandsarah

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... although our moped adventure was one never to be repeated, we wouldnt change it at all. Saturday 21st: Having decided that Danau Toba although beautiful didn't warrant another couple of days, on the recommendation of Mike and Nic it was back to Medan ...

Horas!!, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Horas!!

A travel blog entry by mikeandsheila

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... Christians, having been converted from their original Animist beliefs a couple of centuries ago. The Lonely Planet describes the Bataks of Danau Toba as "Debauched Christians" who like a drink and love to sing and play guitar. They sound great and we ...

R and R, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

R and R

A travel blog entry by issyking

The last week on the island has been lovely. Lake Toba is the biggest lake in South East Asia and has an island right in the middle of it. And for $7 a night, you can relax right here on the island, stay in a wonderful hotel with friendly staff and just ...

The biggest lake in South East Asia, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

The biggest lake in South East Asia

A travel blog entry by selina_and_mo

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... the hostel, restaurant, travel agent, motorbike rental, money changing souvenir shop... Tuk Tuk is definitely another place in Indonesia where time pleasantly passed us by while we were quietly getting on with doing nothing in particular. Late ...

Where has all the time gone?!, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Where has all the time gone?!

A travel blog entry by lisannelee

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Whilst I look at the calender and realise this time next month and day I'll be returning to the UK, I wonder where the time has gone!  I remember this time last year I was so excited about my trip and planning for it and when I left in February it ...

Lake Toba, does it deserve its raving reviews....?, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Lake Toba, does it deserve its raving reviews....?

A travel blog entry by lisannelee

... for Berestagi the day after tomorrow and then returning to BL before going to Medan for the 28th when they both need to need Indonesia.  Great, that fits into my plans perfectly since I doubt there's much to keep me here in Lake Toba for a few days ...

Whistle-stop Toba tour, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Whistle-stop Toba tour

A travel blog entry by eunhye

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... in ages.  I'd been told by many people that Lake Toba is beautiful and they were right.  (Some Wiki facts for you...) Toba is the largest volcanic lake in the world, when it erupted around 70,000 years ago scientists think it may have ...

Feeling like Home, Tuk Tuk, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Feeling like Home

A travel blog entry by melindamorganti

... Nacht in einem stickigen und lauten Hostelzimmer ging es dann wieder mit dem Minivan zu der Insel Samosir im See Toba in einem Vulkankrater. Wieder einmal hatten wir unbewusst ein langes Wochenende der Einheimischen erwischt und mussten uns die Insel mit ...

Lying Low in Lake Toba, Danau Toba,  Parapat, Indonesia travel blog

Lying Low in Lake Toba

A travel blog entry by kerchang

... stop trying to talk to him about football as he really can't tell a match and a metatarsal apart. Somehow, I think that the Indonesia blokes will keep on asking him what he thinks about Rooney being sent off... Call back tomorrow to hear about our ...

Dias de sossego em Lake Toba, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Dias de sossego em Lake Toba

A travel blog entry by desajuste

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Depois de uns 2 dias de sol o tempo deu uma virada e começou a chover. Não tão forte, mas aquela garoa constante e chata. De qualquer maneira deu pra curtir o lagão, que é fundo e bem gelado. Além disso deu pra comer muito bem. Voltamos na Jenny's ...

Decisions, decisions, decisions!, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Decisions, decisions, decisions!

A travel blog entry by lisannelee

I decided against going biking today and instead walked around the island for a bit.  Lake Toba looks great but its not as spectacular as everyone says it is, it just looks like a typical beautiful lake in Austria.  I was a bit disappointed that ...

Dessa pra muito melhor, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Dessa pra muito melhor

A travel blog entry by desajuste

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... ' não. Enfim, ontem a gente só procurou informações sobre o busão pra Parapat, de onde sai o barco pra Lake Toba, curtiu o ar-condicionado, desviou dos enormes buracos na calçada, evitou de cair no esgoto e comeu. Aliás, quando estavamos tomando ...

Danau Toba, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Danau Toba

A travel blog entry by ltipton

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Another day, another volcano!, Danau Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Another day, another volcano!

A travel blog entry by andyandfran

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... bus, the guy behind us together with the drivers were puffing away quite happily....not nice! To be fair, most men smoke in Indonesia so it could have been a lot worse! Everything was fine until about 1/2 hr into the journey when we started going down ...

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