Travelblog#28: Harau Valley – Sumatra, Indonesia

29th November – 2nd December, 2014 During my time in Bukittinggi I kept hearing of a place called Harau Valley: it was an area only briefly mentioned in my copy of the Lonely Planet, but everyone I met who had been there said that it was a must-see. I had just finished doing a motorcycleContinue reading “Travelblog#28: Harau Valley – Sumatra, Indonesia”

Travelblog#27: Bukittinggi Part 2 (Motorcycle Tour) – Sumatra, Indonesia

27th-28th November, 2014 Bukittinggi, with its historical sites, Minangkabau culture, canyons, caves and cool mountain air, is not only a great destination in itself but is also surrounded by many other attractions, so I decided to rent a motorcycle out for a couple of days. For this journey I was joined by two new friends,Continue reading “Travelblog#27: Bukittinggi Part 2 (Motorcycle Tour) – Sumatra, Indonesia”

Travelblog#26: Bukittinggi Part 1 (First Day) – Sumatra, Indonesia

26th November, 2014 I left Padang at 6am in the morning. Partly because I wanted to make the most of the day ahead but also because the guest house I stayed in was infested with bedbugs and I was keen to get out of there. The bus journey to Bukittinggi was about two hours longContinue reading “Travelblog#26: Bukittinggi Part 1 (First Day) – Sumatra, Indonesia”