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7300km Lake Toba; relaxing Batak style

After 7300 km and 101 different hotels, hostels and home stays we are delighted to have found another true home away from home. Look at our house:
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We are tempted to stay here for a while; sleeping long without any traffic noise, swimming in beautiful lake Toba:
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eating gadogado and drinking ice cold bir bintang while watching some of the latest movies from Mr Moon’s (the owner of the place) DVD collection.
We are on an island in Sumatra’s biggest volcanic lake. Island life is really great. Everything goes slowly, slowly including the few cars or this slightly overloaded school bus:
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This area is the home of the Batak people. They have their own language, food and typical houses:
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They are very welcoming indeed, make great music and are said to be great party people too………..maybe we should throw ourselves into the weekly Saturday night disco tonight.

Posted by Whiskey 02:52 Archived in Indonesia

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