A Hearty Horas from Danau Toba January 22nd 2009
Well, I’m sitting here on the verandah of my opulent villa at Danau Toba, sipping a Bintang as the waves gently lap the shoreline and I gaze at the shrouded volcanic peaks that ring the lake. Life is very hard here.
I woke up. I had a swim. Had some brekkie. Tried to read a book. Swam again. Ate again. Took some photos. Had a beer. That’s it. And it’s been pretty well like that so fa ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Sumatra » Lake Toba 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