Indo Adventures: Sumatra September 16th 2007 After a quick visa run through Malaysia we entered Sumatra for our final Indonesian stint. Twisty roads and crazy driving; 15 hrs later we arrived Gampong Chot and the Yasyan Bumi Sehat in meulaboh. info at http://www.bumisehatbali.org
Meluboh was ground zero for the Tsunami, the whole area was flattened and an estimated 120,000 people lost their lives. The clinic is a maternity clinic run by ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Sumatra » Banda Aceh 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
So were setting off in a few days!
Bye to everyone back home - were going to miss lots of folk.
Where we're heading...
Our journey may go something like this: firstly heading to south america (peru,bolivia and chile )til november, new zealand (nov-march), malaysia and indonesia for thailand (march- june), laos,cambodia and vietnam, if possible through myanmar, if we're lucky into Bhutan and onwards to Nepal and india.
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