Happy Birthday to me! May 24th 2010 So it was that time of year again, another year older but this time it was probably unlike any other birthday I've ever had.
Just outside our bungalow we were greeted by a calm, beautiful lake Maninjau so we headed for a swim to start the morning. The water was lovely and warm, warmer than most swimming pools (even Mum would have gone in). Naturally I tried to swim in all the photos of the sce ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Sumatra » Lake Maninjau 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