Travelblog#41: The Visayas Part 4 (Sibuyan Island & Climbing Mount Guiting-Guiting) – the Philippines

4th-9th February, 2015 Not many people seem to go to Sibuyan. And this came as a great surprise to me because when I first started reading the Lonely Planet guide for the Philippines, all those months ago, it was one of the places which I circled very thickly with a pen as somewhere I justContinue reading “Travelblog#41: The Visayas Part 4 (Sibuyan Island & Climbing Mount Guiting-Guiting) – the Philippines”

Travelblog#31: Journey through the Gayo Highlands – Sumatra, Indonesia

12th-13th December, 2014 I had just returned from a trek which had been organised through Johan from Wisma Cinta Alam guest house, so it was there that I spent the rest of the day relaxing upon my return to Ketambe village. My guide had suddenly turned ill four days in, so the trek had beenContinue reading “Travelblog#31: Journey through the Gayo Highlands – Sumatra, Indonesia”

Travelblog#30 Gunung Leuser National Park – Sumatra, Indonesia

9th-12th December, 2014 Day 1 It was not twenty minutes after stepping off from the road and into the jungle, that we caught our first sighting; a startled owl flying away. Its companion though, remained stubbornly upon the branch. After taking a photo we carried on walking, taking breaks every now and then. This firstContinue reading “Travelblog#30 Gunung Leuser National Park – Sumatra, Indonesia”