Tiara Medan Hotel & Convention Center
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Tour DAY 7: FINAL FEATURE Monday 19th August Today is our last day on tour, we are scheduled to leave the rainforest after a swim in a waterfall and final picnic lunch. Say goodbye to and depart back to Medan. 7.30am Breakfast 8am Elephant Bathing & Socialising (so lucky that we did this twice) After the elephant bathing, feeding and more photos A few choose to go for a walk to view the organic farm near bye. ...
... them how I was supposed to flush the toilet. They said you use the bucket beside and scoop loads in to manually flush the toilet. 'Das ist wunderbar' I replied! They may enjoy the novelty of it but to me this was no better than urban camping
Back in my room I needed an extension plug to be able to charge my batteries now that they were using the ...
... things we learned was how rubber is farmed (by cutting into the rubber tree and collecting it using half an empty coconut shell) and how falling rubber prices were one of the key drivers for the palm oil industry to grow so quickly. It certainly did not take long to spot the first Orang-Utan lady with child hanging in its fur, elegantly swinging up and down and across. A few dozen meters further, two solitary younger ones were waiting for us not far away from the ...
... food. I got a bus up to BL and stayed at Nora's recommended by my guy in Medan and the guide book. The scenery on the way up here was stunning, lush green fields and as we got towards the jungle a huge river dividing the little town. My accommodation was basic and cheap but cute and from here I went trekking in the jungle for a few days. My first afternoon was spent in the sweltering heat in the hammock outside my room listening to the river, snoozing and reading. Good ...
... which never burns) arms, shoulders, neck and face...ouch! At least I wasn't alone, Nick also burned...amateur.
We ate well and decided, over a few beers, to teach them the great Canadian game of euchre. We played until very late and of course dominated, but they would have their revenge.
We headed home late and looked forward to a day of kayaking on the ...
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