Meeting the Man of the Jungle December 23rd 2011 I had been looking forward to Bukit Lawang and its famed Orang-utan for quite some time, so much so that I dreamt about it whilst on Pulau Weh...but not in the way that you might think. In the dream, Amy had apparently had a child whilst we’ve been away (from where I don’t know) and had decided to name the boy Lawang! Of course I thought this ridiculous (although preferable to “Bukit”) a ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Sumatra » Bukit Lawang 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
We are Amy and Chris and as you may have gathered from reading our blog we are currently making our way around the world on this long anticipated trip!
This trip has been in the planning for years now; it's our passion, our obsession, and the source of endless worry for our poor parents. It's influenced our lives from the books we read to the genre of films we watch, it's inspired language courses and beard growth (Amy and Chris respectively), and has replaced conventional pillow talk with the "Where will we go?" game.
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