Hotel Dymen's

Jl. Nawawi No. 1-3, Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia | Hotel
Prices starting from $44.00

Travel Blogs from Bukittinggi

Happy birthday Iuri!

A travel blog entry by luciecox


... and no cover, the cages, all made of concrete, no trees, no green. The cages were way too small and hosting a variety of animals that do no belong there: cockatoos, tigers, orangutans, bears, gibbons, parrots, pelicans, macaques, elephants (chained) and many more. I find it hard to pick the most shocking one. People were throwing their rubbish in the cages that were visibly never cleaned because or the litter everywhere. Most ...

So glad i came here after all.

A travel blog entry by richierich33


... is now a depressing/distressing zoo; a clock tower; the Japanese wartime tunnels; and the Panorama Point which overlooks the Canyon. This was the highlight as i was there at sunset just as hundreds of huge fruit bats were flying out from their roosts in the trees to forage for food. An impressive sight indeed. I had planned to climb Mount Merapi, Sumatra’s most active volcano but the weather wasn’t great so decided to ...

Depressing zoo and civet poo!

A travel blog entry by gapyearat41


... in it, I would imagine former inmates which had passed on due to the apalling conditions.

The Asian Bear was panting so much, I think from dehydration and the worst thing was the local tourists were throwing food at it! It was over weight and could barely drag itself around it's tiny enclosure. No tree for it to scratch up against , nothing at all except a concrete pit and some stagnant water at the bottom.

Next was the Tiger enclosure, now the Sumatran ...

Friendly West Sumatra (Sophie)

A travel blog entry by sophie_ish


... I made the right decision.

I arrived at the very pleasant Hello Guesthouse and after doing some washing local style (by hand) set out to explore the town. I didn’t see another Western tourist all day yet met plenty of locals, most of whom ask the same 3 questions, whats name? where from? you alone? They find it very bizarre that I would travel alone, especially when I have a husband – ‘why he not with you?’ ...

Peaceful crater lake

A travel blog entry by ann_ho


... then we realise and in the end the journey takes us around 90 minutes to complete. As we drive around the road gets really dodgy as one side is really remote with hardly any development and just jungle. We pray that the road doesn't get any worse and with some extremely skilful driver from Az we make it all the way around without accidents. By now we are completely shattered and skip the road up the 44 hairpin turns to the sun set view point. Instead we find a spot on ...


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