Travel Blogs from lake toba, Indonesia

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Lounging by the lake & smiling til our jaws ache!, Tuk Tuk, Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Lounging by the lake & smiling til our jaws ache!

A travel blog entry by tomandcharlie

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We had been told great things about Lake Toba the last time we were in Sumatra, so this time around we put it on the 'must-do' list. Our first impressions of the Lake was that this was a peaceful atmospheric place where relaxation was hard to ...

Heaven on earth!, Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Heaven on earth!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... for 5 pounds a night!!!!! We were in heaven and both sat there on the balcony with stupid grins on our faces! The water at Lake Toba is so clear and warm, Paul was like a little kid and must have decreased the water level quite drastically throughout the ...

just chillin', Lake Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia travel blog

just chillin'

A travel blog entry by travelingurl

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... , tailgating (5cm or so). The most terrifying drive of my life- how we didnt have a head-on collision I have no idea. Lake Toba, by contrast, is extremely relaxing. Weve been here 4 days, and really havnt done much. We changed GH yesterday cos ours ...

Lazing at the lake, Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Lazing at the lake

A travel blog entry by lucy_and_matt

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... making us stronger. We arrived at Lake Toba just after sunset and needless to say headed straight to the bar for a long awaited drink! Lake Toba is a huge, volcanic crater lake, South East Asia's biggest and that's a fact. Just to give you an idea of ...

to Lake Toba, Tuk Tuk, Lake Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia travel blog

to Lake Toba

A travel blog entry by carson_nicki

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... of architecture and culture. Now they are mostly Christians after the Dutch missionaries arrived here). Other highlights here in Lake Toba include seeing a live music performance of traditional Batak music, Indonesian folk music, and traditional Batak ...

The Hippie Trail continues..., lake toba, Indonesia travel blog

The Hippie Trail continues...

A travel blog entry by hjalmar

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... Etter til slutt å ha funnet en minibuss som ikke prøvde å snyte oss med prisen, kom vi oss til slutt avgårde mot Parapat og Lake Toba, fem timer etter planen. Da vi ankom Parapat, byen hvor man tar ferje fra for å komme seg til Tuk tuk på Lake Toba, ...

Easy living, Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Easy living

A travel blog entry by daveandnat

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Lake Toba and Samosir Island, Lake Toba, Medan, Indonesia travel blog

Lake Toba and Samosir Island

A travel blog entry by lestari

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This is my 4th times journey on Lake Toba (Indonesian people usual call it Danau Toba). Every time I went to Lake Toba and also to Samosir Island, I always so enjoy it. In this journey I had to go with my best friend and her mom. We flight from Banda ...

Lake Toba & The Great Motorbike Adventure, Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Lake Toba & The Great Motorbike Adventure

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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... after about half an hour of frantic information gathering we worked out that we were actually about 4 hours drive shy of Lake Toba, although we had heard several more worrying forecasts. Amazingly we still had enough time for a quick breakfast before the ...

Do Not Miss  Lake Toba, Lake Toba Indonesia, Indonesia travel blog

Do Not Miss Lake Toba

A travel blog entry by pmaustin

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Beautiful Lake Toba Today we take our mini bus transport to Lake Toba, this is about 100 miles. We have been told it will take 5 hours. !!!!   It takes over an hour to get out of Medan and then the roads are so bad you cannot travel very fast. We ...

On our way to Banda Ache, Lake Toba Indonesia, Indonesia travel blog

On our way to Banda Ache

A travel blog entry by pmaustin

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Leaving Tuk Tuk, Bands Ache here we come. We were going to go by road from Lake Toba to Banda Ache, this would have taken at least 12 hours and the route would have passed through the recent earth quake zone. We thought that we didn't really want to ...

Motorcylcling Around Lake Toba, Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Motorcylcling Around Lake Toba

A travel blog entry by carson_nicki

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... friends Marc and Liana, rented motorcylcles and drove to a hotspring two hundred kilometers away. Most of the drive is on a road right by the beach of Lake Toba. We passed several villages and dodged several water buffalo on the road. It was ...

Lake of Fire, Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Lake of Fire

A travel blog entry by elrigster

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... the last ferry which was about to depart, in where met the girls who had just arrived 30 mins before looking all fresh... bitches! Lake Toba is formed by what was the largest recorded volcanic eruption, in fact a super-volcano. Its one big bad boy which ...

No cloud of smoke / Keine Rauchwolke, Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

No cloud of smoke / Keine Rauchwolke

A travel blog entry by infiniteroad

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24.6.2014        Lake Toba, Indonesia        Km: 64917    No cloud of smoke / Keine Rauchwolke When we leaving from Medan, we first stop in a big traffic jam. With more than ...

Brief stop in rainy Lake Toba (Sophie), Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Brief stop in rainy Lake Toba (Sophie)

A travel blog entry by sophie_ish

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It was a 3 hour drive with the usual crazy driving to Lake Toba, passing some beautiful scenery as we passed over the hills above Lake Toba. We stopped for a few photos of the lake and for the locals to take a few photos with us (they are easily pleased) ...

Now this is what we came for, Tuk Tuk (Lake Toba), Sumatra, Indonesia travel blog

Now this is what we came for

A travel blog entry by mctrax

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... tire and switch out the spare that we had to put on earlier. We were then on the road for another 5 hours to Danau (Lake) Toba. Lake Toba is such a wonderful place. It's a HUGE lake with a very large island right in the middle of it. The lake was ...

Toba's Tourist Slump, Lake Toba, North Sumatra, Indonesia travel blog

Toba's Tourist Slump

A travel blog entry by wendyworld

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Sitting out on the balcony of my Batak-style bungalow, gazing out on the waters of Lake Toba, enjoying a lazy morning. A group of Chinese tourists are laughing and fooling around in inner tubes at the water's edge, and on the small stretch of beach a ...

Heaven and Hell, Bukkitingi, Lake Maninjau, Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Heaven and Hell

A travel blog entry by jimtran

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... of the way around, except for where locals cut a pass into the western corner to allow more light to come in during the sunset. Lake Toba is the largest freshwater lake in SE Asia. You actually stay on an island that sits at the center of Lake Toba. ...

East Meets West, Tuk Tuk, Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

East Meets West

A travel blog entry by wendyworld

... to multiply in the darkness of the country. They were so plentiful that they ran in a thick, milky stream over the glistening lake. "Bintang bintang," he said. "Many stars."   No one drinks alone here, and it wasn't long before a local Batak ...

Lake Toba, Tuk Tuk (Lake Toba), Indonesia travel blog

Lake Toba

A travel blog entry by katihanson

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... seen.  The beautiful green jungle like mountains surrounded the lake.  We stayed on Samosir, which is an "island/peninsula" in which Lake Toba surrounds.  It took me a long time to get there, as I left around 6am and arrived at the hotel on ...

The Tourist Hunters, Tuk Tuk, Lake Toba, North Sumatra, Indonesia travel blog

The Tourist Hunters

A travel blog entry by wendyworld

... by highly pleasant state of relaxation, hanging out with Duan, my Bataknese friend, playing pool and ping pong, swimming in Toba's pure volcanic waters, and hanging out in the markets of Parapat, where Duan hunts tourists with Dylan, Harry, Jo Jo, Magic ...

Let's Dance, Tuk, Tuk, Lake Toba, North Sumatra, Indonesia travel blog

Let's Dance

A travel blog entry by wendyworld

... come. Duan and Diana are Toba Batak, one of the five main Batak tribes in Sumatra, and they speak both bahasa Indonesia and Toba Batak; each tribe has its own distinct language. Duan speaks English quite well from his years as a surfers' guide in ...

It's been only 2 days since our last climb ..., Tongging, Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

It's been only 2 days since our last climb ...

A travel blog entry by pullmyfinger

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... flooded forming the lake. About 75,000 years ago there was another eruption which created a large island in the centre of the lake. The surrounding area is beautiful. We saw a waterfall far in the distance so we decided to reach it by following a ...

Lake Toba - Chill out time, Lake Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia travel blog

Lake Toba - Chill out time

A travel blog entry by danandrosemarie

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... rice and were handed fresh mangos to eat on our journey. Unfortunately, we also had our first 'accident' of the flip-flop tour at Lake Toba; the idea was to hire some mopeds to go to the hot springs about 20 km away. D's attempt was good but shakey ...

Batak!, Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Batak!

A travel blog entry by corinneparker

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... place they were staying at.We decided to stay in one of the more expensive places.... which was still really cheap and treat ourselves. Lake toba is the largest volcanic lake in the world, with an island inside an island. pretty cool. The place we stayed ...

pulau samosir, viviendo en un supervolcan, Lake toba, Indonesia travel blog

pulau samosir, viviendo en un supervolcan

A travel blog entry by sedentaris

Desde bukittinggi un viaje horrible en bus hasta parapat, en la orilla de lake toba, que rodea a pulau samosir.Salimos a las 15 y llegamos a parapat a las 7 de la mañana, rodeados de irrespetuosos, hostiles y guarros indonesios. Pulau samosir es una ...

Danau Toba, Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Danau Toba

A travel blog entry by hugh.asia.trip

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Did: Rented a scooter and rode around the island and through its interior. The lakeside road is in very good condition. On the interior, roads become stony tracks, incredibly bumpy and I convinced myself the throttle and back wheel ...

Jungle Trek Jungle Trek and Happy Birthday Daz, Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Jungle Trek Jungle Trek and Happy Birthday Daz

A travel blog entry by katedaz32

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... much i don't know whether would have rafted in it. The next day and we were off - back to Medan and on our way to Lake Toba, a island the size of Singapore in the middle of Asia's largest Lake, a very strange sight! We ended up staying here over a week ...

Adventure continues, Bukit Lawang and Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Adventure continues

A travel blog entry by dbritanija

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... a book in my hammock and enjoying the beauty of the green. The day that N starts feeling better we decide to go to Lake Toba. Unfortunately Bukit Lawang doesn’t want us to leave- as we’re trying to rush through our breakfast, our hotel ...

Claires gone so Toba here we come!, Lake Toba, Indonesia travel blog

Claires gone so Toba here we come!

A travel blog entry by ladykate

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 Ok, no news here we spent a week and relaxed out of the tangled hair of ...

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