Pandu Lakeside Hotel
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... we were unable to give Sumatra the time it deserved, but i'm sure, Medan excluded, the island has a lot more to offer.
Sorry this post is a little doom-and-gloom, the trip has been truly amazing, and will continue to be in Java for sure! I personally cannot wait to see all of the beautiful temples in Yogyakarta.
Until then, I hope everyone is happy, healthy and still occasionally reading these things!
See you all soon-ish.
Love, Emma and Tom xx
... Wong, one of the guides/our entertainer sat with us showing us some jungle tricks with matches. Around 8:00 it started raining so we all gathered our things and headed to our tents. Everyone pretty much went to sleep right away, exhausted after such a long day of hiking.
We got up a little after 7am on Wednesday and were greeted by our hosts with coffee, tea and crackers. Not too long after that they brought us all breakfast ...
... women scream constantly when near a swimming pool Distances are underestimated by hotel staff as 30 min stroll described as very long way sir - we call you a taxi Every female dog heavily pregnant Asian man in swimming pool must clear contents of his nose into pool every two ...
... Ken was sat on the hammock listening to music when a big load of poo landed on him haha! It was horrible like light brown blobs of liquid and he wasn't very impressed. The second evening about 7ish there was a lightening storm with heavy rain which continued allllll night. Our room was still boiling all night but the electricity had gone so the fan was off which made it worse. It was right overhead so was just really loud all night but at least it kept the monkeys away! ...
... and patrolling for poachers, destroying nets and traps along the way, reporting progress of palm plantation from the top of hills, battling the effects of erosion, rising up with the sun, eating plenty fresh vegetables and fruit, heaps of chilly, garlic and ginger, rivers with pure, clean drinking water, ants as big as the working end of a teaspoon and apes and monkeys swinging through the treetops. Scorpions the size of a grown man's boots, ...
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