Cycle Tour Stage 8 - Sticky Southern Sumatra April 7th 2013 Bukittinggi (Sumatra, Indonesia) – Bandung (Java, Indonesia):
Distance covered so far (since 20 Dec): 6927 km
We have made it through the plantations, the jungle, along the coast and over the mountains to reach the southern-most point of Sumatra! With one final cockroach infested hotel (Mel squeaked whilst on the loo, as a cockroach scampered over her legs), we rolled into the port of Bakauhe ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Sumatra » Bandar Lampung 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 have left Bhutan... and now cycled over 7200km through Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia and Indonesia (Sumatra, Java and Bali)! We are now finishing off our time in Indonesia and soon will be heading over to Australia.
We are really looking forward to catching up with everyone when we are home (mid-May).
Love Andy and Mel... full info