Villa & Family Hotel Gradia

Jl Ikhwan Hadi 47, Batu, East Java, Java, 65311, Indonesia | Villa
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Indonesia, Sumatra - Short & Sweet

A travel blog entry by breanne.corey

11

... would be with us for the next 3 days. Before starting the trek, we went to 'the feeding station' where some orang-utans stop by. These orang-utans are called semi-wild as they live in the wild, but sometimes obtain food from humans. We were very lucky as there was a mother and baby who just dropped in once we arrived. Swinging down from the trees above, the mother with the baby attached to her front stood right on the walking path. There I was standing directly in front of them ...

Sumatra; remote, evergreen island

A travel blog entry by anne-ruth

16

... feed her enough. Also, we crossed a few black gibbons swinging in the trees. It's funny to see how fast and good they are at it. The day after I came back from the jungle trek, I went to Tangkahan, where is an elephant center. I went with one of the locals by scooter. The ride took us 2 hours to go and 2 to come back. The trip was real nice, because we passed many small villages and beautiful nature in between. But at the same time the road was the worst I saw and ...

Stuck in the Jungle Baby...

A travel blog entry by new_lands

58

... that I'm invited everywhere with the friends I have made here. I'm not shy to explore and the be out in villages in the middle of nowhere on my own, normally via a motorbike that I've borrowed... all part of the fun. The shouts of 'bouley, bouley' go up to mark my arrival which basically means white tourist, they feel it's lucky to see us and I always return the waves and shouts which they appreciate.


I travel on local 'bekack' ...

Orangutans, Gibbons and Thomas Leaf Monkey's

A travel blog entry by new_lands

42


It took me a few days to cycle from Lake Toba via Pemantangsiantar and Medan to Bukit Lawang but the roads are crazy, really fast and furious with all sorts of obstacles and challenges along the way. I've been forced off the road several times with buses overtaking trucks on narrow roads, they give you no option but to get out of their way, dodging the potholes and other bikers! So it's been a fun start to cycling in Indonesia but on the plus side I'm always ...

Jungle trek

A travel blog entry by terryandlauren

71

... some lunch before organising our permits to see the daily orangutans feeding session. It takes a little while to locate the permit office and then to find someone to write our permits, but one typewriter later we're walking 2km up the river toward the national park entrance. We arrive early and are pulley'd across the river in a small boat, we wait for about 20 mins and we are entertained by many long tailed macaques or cheeky monkeys as the locals call them ...

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