This is just insane. We were looking at the tremendous sunset when we more or less simultaneously looked over our shoulders and saw this thing. The full moon is there to give you a sense of the scale of this thing. It was lit like this for only a few minutes. It looks almost like a sea-fan or a coral. We only managed to make guttural noises at this point.
The one less traveled by August 24th 2010 Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference
From "The road not taken" by Robert Frost"
In better Indonesian hotels you can find decent beds, but the protective plastic on the cushioned headboards is never removed which of course will keep them protected forever but they are nasty to touch and their colors will always remain dimmed ... 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
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