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Oct 23, 2006 - Sumatra's Mantras

Copyright 2006 David Rich 1400 Words jdavidrich@yahoo.com $1=9,000 Indonesian Rupiah S U M A T R A ' S M A N T R A S In November, 2005, I drove a rental car around Java, and loved it. The only disappointment was having insufficient time to clamber onto neighboring Sumatra to explore the wonders of Lake Toba, Southeast Asia's largest lake. Lake Toba was plunked into the humongous mouth of an extinct volcano by an explosion making Sumatra's Krakatau's (or Krakatoa's) 1883 nuclear-sized blast a comparative burp. No records survived the...

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Nov 16, 2005 - Danua Toba Experience

This is the Life !! Having heard various reviews of "whats on offer" to experience the Batak culture and places of interest we headed on foot out to the nearest village of Ambarita to visit the Batak Stone Chairs,but 9km later still walking on the road to the Batak Museum having decided to visit the stone chairs on the way back. Having passed several groups of school children all interested in saying "Hello mister" and having not seen possibly a european visitor for some while followed us for some while having to run to keep up with now...

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