Hotel Dhaksina

20 Jalan Sisingamangaraja, Medan, Sumatra, 20123, Indonesia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Medan

Jungle bells and city blues

A travel blog entry by fraser_belinda


... the rain forest also includes preventing poachers placing nets to catch protected birds, placing traps for the Sumatran tiger, the Sun bear, Rhinos, and other critically endangered species to sell at the black market as pets, food and Chinese medicine. Locals are cutting down trees to sell, and rubber plantations are pushing their way into the forest as well.
Having seen minor deforestation in PNG left me a bit critical to all those crying out ...

Catching up with the relatives......

A travel blog entry by lifeisawesome


... guesthouse.

So with the night closed in and the rain coming down heavily, I took a betak (Tuk Tuk) to the start of the Jungle part of BL. My lodge was 1km up the river from the “town”. With the dark firmly set in and negotiating the path, with all my luggage and a small torch, I eventually found, my guest house and the “dorm” was amazing!. I would have to wait until the morning to get see how beautiful this place is and just how amazing life ...

Exploring Medan

A travel blog entry by londone7


... but he only asked for the 20,000IDR.

There was not much to see in the museum and the attendant who was surprised to see someone here said he didnt have the key to the upstairs.

Just across was a big shopping mall where I could cool down and get something to drink. Prices are cheap and I got a drink for 3000IDR ...

Jungle trekking in Bukit Lawang, Sumatra

A travel blog entry by leopold2507


... not only tofu and tempe but also a banana stem curry and fried fish. Aldi said eating with his bare hands makes him happy and I tried as well- even the fish. No card games tonight but instead some great stories by the jungle master Aldi about himself travelling and working all around Indonesia. All sound and good we thought until he revealed that he left home aged 13 only to return when 20 with his family thinking he was probably dead. Tough times but great tales now ...

Indonesia - A Few Last Stops in Medan

A travel blog entry by rjdemp


... and Chinese each with tiled crypts but with their distinct religious icons. When we finally arrived in Medan we first stopped at the Crocodile Farm. It's a depressing place with lots of crocs in big concrete holding tanks sorted by their age. Some were labeled 6 or 11 years. One poor croc had been confined in this place for 40 years! The lucky ones got a chance to hang out in the algae covered breeding ...


This hotel is located on 20 Jalan Sisingamangaraja, Medan.
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