Tag Archives: Sumatra

The Amazing Mr. Moon

B68 John cutting Mr. Moon's hair.

(Excerpted from Chapter 22: Chiang Mai to Lake Toba: The Grateful Unrich…)

Lake Toba, Indonesia 5-31-06

Lake Toba has been a highlight of the Southeast Asian trail for decades, so there are tons of guest houses and restaurants here. But ever since the 1997 economic crisis and the ensuing unrest, tourism has crashed in Indonesia. Then came the Bali bombings, the tsunami and the Free Aceh Movement. Continue reading

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North Sumatra Adventure

B46 Abdul getting a close up.Bukit LawanIndonesia

(Excerpted from Chapter 22: Chiang Mai to Lake Toba: The Grateful Unrich…) Continue reading