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living scarecrow in a rice field August 7, 2015

Life Along Aceh’s Remote and Stunning West Coast

There is a province in north Sumatra, beyond even North Sumatra. It was known for

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pyjama petrol July 23, 2015

Minangkabau Motorbiking: A Tale of 3 Trips (Indonesia #10)

ONE: The Hunt AS I SHUFFLED DOWN the stairs to begin a decidedly lazy day, Uli my

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A kite ('layang layang') competition in rural Sumatra. July 21, 2015

The Wondrous Kite Competitions of the Central Sumatra Highlands

In central Sumatra after rice harvests, the empty paddies provide excellent areas

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cute kids playing with bubble wands in Bukittinggi June 12, 2015

Fire, Flood, and Dangdut: The Longest Bus Ride (Indonesia #9)

“Are you joking? Can you check again?” There was only one bus per day, and he

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May 23, 2015

Defying Expectations (Indonesia #8)

Part of this website’s byline is ‘Unexpect’.  I’ve yet to fully

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May 7, 2015

Echoes of Nightmares (Indonesia #7)

THE ACEHNESE GRANDPARENTS in the seats beside me were glowing like a pair of

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Motorbike kids on Bunaken Island March 16, 2015

Other People’s Other Stories (Indonesia #6)

AS WE ROUNDED THE CORNER on our scooter, we were confronted by a swarm of police

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Togean coral panorama February 8, 2015

Other People’s Stories (Indonesia #5)

When I met Liz, it was in the darkness of night. I sat outside my poorly ventilated

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October 27, 2014

Blood and Bone (Indonesia #4)

Dear reader, My few days in Tana Toraja really embodied the Indonesian flag:

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October 11, 2014

Beach breaks and Bogeymen (Indonesia #3)

Wayan, Made, Nyoman, Ketut (banyak!) sk someone what the word ‘Kuta’

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July 21, 2014

Unity in Diversity (Indonesia #2)

After sixteen hours of solid sleep, I woke up feeling slightly refreshed. It had

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Waterfall in Sumbawa May 6, 2014

Puffs and dragons (Indonesia #1)

  Bad brakes and fluorescent skin hen the overloaded scooter beneath us began

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