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... stopped and were invited upon the stage with the bride and groom for some pictures. We also had a look into the outdoor ' kitchen' where a lot of ladies were preparing the food for all the guest that still needed to arrive.
We stopped at different local fruit and vegetable markets, and also little shops next to the road. This is where I had my first (and last) taste of a durian. A fruit which I have always been able to stay away from, till now... And to mine opinion, ...
... before making my way to Padang Panjang to see Minang Kabau Village. Here lies a lovely example of a building built in the traditional architecture of West Sumatra.
There were a few other things i'd wanted to see and do during my stay in Bukittinggi, namely, visit the Harau Valley. But with the issue of smoke, there was little point. It's a big problem in North and West Sumatra now and is the worst it's ever been. This is due to ...
... back at the school and after we'd had a bit of a tour, the students headed off to their homes and dorms. We had a fantastic time chatting with (and Hannah singing with) them and now have plenty of them as Facebook friends!
We then headed off with the teachers who had offered to take us to the ...
... 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 ...
... under 10 pounds with helmets haha. They have not taught me how to ride only how to start it so its sort of learn as you go here and today well was a learning curve. Very early on I stopped to ask for directions as again nothing is signposted and a truck pulled up on the opposite side next to me. When I was ready to go he kept signally for me to go but the gap was smaller than I liked. In the end I went as he wasn't going to. I did a wobble and me and Kirstys right legs hit ...