More motorbike madness May 11th 2006 For my last day in the area Aaron and I rented motorbikes again to explore a route that a french anthropologist, who is living here, reccomended to us. It basically took us around Singgalang volcanoe which is one of the two large volcanoes that looms menacingly over Bukittinggi.
This time Aaron tried to get a quieter motorbike as the last one was so incredibly loud. Seriously I never imagined ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Sumatra » Bukittinggi The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more