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In central Medan
Adventures on the Island of Sumatra: Part 1

December 15th 2013
October 8th: Medan, or the city Lonely Planet introduces through the question “What’s the worst place you’ve ever visited?” It is a 45-minute flight across the Straits of Malacca from Penang to Medan, North Sumatra. The turquoise waters glisten in the sun as my plane gently circles upwards. I close the shutter to keep from being blinded. As I thumb through the minim ... read more
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Indonesian Flag 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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