Welcome to the Jungle August 1st 2010 The first thing they should tell you upon entering the jungle is that you will never stop sweating. So far this has been true for me, and it started when I took my seat on that bus, 4 stinky hours before I even arrived.
My first morning in Bukit, I awoke to a desperate Cucumber banging on my door, insisting I wake up that very second. I grumbled and fumbled my way out of my mosquito net, and op ... 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