Soechi International Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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Before I continue on, I want to tell you a bit of what I've learned about the Indonesian culture, from all my research, tour/jungle guides & conversations with other tourists and even cab drivers. Even though I've traveled a good amount such as in Latin America, Europe and North Africa, this culture is completely different.
The Indonesian islands make up the world's largest archipelago with over 12,000 islands, some large & some small. Just to give ...
... that bus trip last year in Borneo, where she sang for everyone on board. She continues to make her way around, it seems.
We deliberately chose to avoid staying in the busy and noisy mega city of Medan, with its millions of people, opting instead for the quiet hotel on its outskirts where we could rest for a day before continuing on to climb a volcanoe in Berstiggi, en route to Lake Toba.
... we landed at Padang airport and immediately found a minibus to Bukittinggi. It was the same Daihatsu minivan and just as the previous ride it was once again cramped with 9 people. This time we were already prepared from our previous experience and accepted the challenge once again as this ride was only 3 hours, so they said (it turned out to be 4 but again nothing major). The only serious problem we had was that the breakfast we had consumed at the Jakarta airport was starting ...
... It is interesting to observe this. Medan has
all the basic facilities one needs and is close to really cool places like Lake
Toba and areas where Orangutans live. The local volunteers ...
... trek into Gunung Leuser national park, which is one of the protected areas that remains as a natural habitat for some of the 7,000 Indonesian orang-utans. Our excellent guide, Anwar, seemed to have supersonic hearing for all kinds of wildlife. After a troop of macaque monkeys peeled around us, and we tracked down a family of white-handed gibbons from their calls, we finally found a mother and child pair of orang-utans. We spent 45 minutes watching the pair eating ...