Travel Blogs from Duri, Indonesia

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Oil and water, Duri, Indonesia travel blog

Oil and water

A travel blog entry by dynamo

... 17 days, with no rest-days. This was partly out of necessity, but also because there is very little tourist industry in Indonesia in general, and in southern Sumatra in particular. (guidebooks only mention two towns south of Padang, and then only to tell ...

Thunderstorms, Duri, Indonesia travel blog

Thunderstorms

A travel blog entry by nahury1

It's been a while since I have been in a real thunderstorm (like Houston). We have had several passing storms over the days. But while working late in my room - the fireworks are going off. Makes me feel glad that I am on the second ...

Arrival in Duri, Duri, Indonesia travel blog

Arrival in Duri

A travel blog entry by nahury1

Our main camp ...

The bus ride to Duri, Duri, Indonesia travel blog

The bus ride to Duri

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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It normally takes 3 hours to drive. The co-workers yesterday had a 6-hr ride. Luckily mine was only 4 hours. But I do miss the 45 minute helicopter ride I've done several times in the past. ...

The bus to Dumai, Duri, Indonesia travel blog

The bus to Dumai

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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Back on a bus, stop #2 - our camp in Dumai. Luckily, it is only 2 hours away. Yep, that is one of our pipelines. Cars and trucks parked on it; make-shift road crossings; ...

A quick stop at the bus station and on to Rumbai, Duri, Indonesia travel blog

A quick stop at the bus station and on to Rumbai

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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Weren't we just here? More road construction and a couple roadside weddings. ...

helicopter to final camp, Duri, Indonesia travel blog

helicopter to final camp

A travel blog entry by nahury1

photos ...

The guest house, Duri, Indonesia travel blog

The guest house

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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Finally at a place to stay (for a couple nights, at least). ...

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