Observing rural Indonesian life in the lovely Harau valley, Sumartra March 24th 2015 On the plane from Padang to Jakarta March 24, 2015
The final part of the drive to the homestay was simply breathe-taking. We were each on the back of a bike with all our kit. Jane had the one helmet offered which added to my excitement. As we sped to the entrance of the Harau valley in Central Sumatra we were confronted with a wall of rock 100 metres high and a waterfall spumeing from the ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Sumatra » Payakumbuh 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
Jem and Jane travelled across Europe and Asia in 2014/15 and documented our experiences. We finally got to New Zealand in June 2015.
We are now traveling in Patagonia for six weeks and are going back to Argentina where I started this travel blog in 2006.... full info