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We had a short stop off and thankfully there were a few other tourists, one of which had travel sickness tablets that basically just knock you out to stop the sickness. At this point we had over 15 hours left so Hannah took them and was out of it for the next few hours.
By the end of ...
... try local palm wine, which was mixed with some things and somehow tasted like an isotonic drink...On
the way back, our guides wanted to show us some wild gibbons. When we found
out that they were not wild but captured we politely declined. This was
nothing we wanted to see. Our guides did not understand: Gibbons are good
for getting coconut from the palms....it was nearly impossible to
explain them that in ...
... music with all of us.
At one point I felt like on a bad trip. Due to the lack of sleep I was
over sensitive every noise and move seemed doubled and I had the
impression I could not breeze so to everybodies surprise I left the bus
just to calm down and get some fresh air. Normally I don t like earplugs
but here they were my last chance or I would go crazy, so at least stop one
source of annoyance. After a while I woke up - oh wow this
meant I must ...
... and if you hit the nest they all sting you and you die". This was great news to have considering we told them we wanted to canoe to the island and well they are big fans of 'captain hindsight' here. After canoeing Harris taught us how to cook and we cooked our dinner with him. This was good fun seeing as him and Noi were stoned and a good laugh. Kirsty is unsure if she can replicate the cooking, I tell you what we will not be replicating and that is the four teaspoons of ...
Woke up early for breakfast and had some toast made for us again because we were the only white ones there! After breakfast, we headed out so that we could find onward travel to Lake Toba. After enquiring at a few places we managed to book travel for 7 pm that night. Therefore we had most of the day to kill. We headed back to our hotel to pack and check out. We ...