During my recent trip to Semarang with Jawa Tengah Tourism and KBRI Kuala Lumpur, we were given the opportunity to stay at the Rooms Inc. Hotel Semarang..
Lawang Sewu (meaning “Thousand Doors”) is an unmissable landmark in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia… Unmissable, because it is located smack at the side of the road on the busy Tugu Muda roundabout intersection..
Our little trip or tour of the Semarang Kota Lama or Old Town began at Pring Sewu….
After “roughing” it out around North Sumatera, namely Bukit Lawang and also Tangkahan, where we had to “suffer” through cold water baths (see how spoilt we are)… It felt like heaven when we stepped foot inside the Cambridge Hotel Medan..
Elephant are such majestic creatures.. They travel in herds and they have their unique way to interact with each other. Sadly, due to human’s greed, deforestation and illegal poaching activities for ivory are driving this majestic creatures into extinction…
I was having mixed feelings about rafting… You see, I have heard so much about rafting but have yet gone on one.. Until now… Our trip to Bingei was about 3 hours from Tangkahan… And if coming from Medan it would be about just 2 hours..
The importance of nature, especially when it comes to trees and plants in our life is definitely inexhaustible… Though nowadays humans only think about their greed and themselves, there is no denying trees and plants are the one thing we cannot live without.. If you but take the time to think, you will realise, these…
Bukit Lawang is a serene village in North Sumatra… It’s location is a main access point into the green heart of Sumatra: the Leuser Ecosystem…. We were there to meet and see rehabilitated and wild orangutans in the wild, via a guided tour through the lush rainforests of the region, and so we spent a…
Bukit Lawang is a perfect place to see the critically endangered Sumatran orangutans and sadly, it is also one of the last places in the world where you have the unique chance to observe the rare Sumatran orangutan in his natural habitat….
Huta Siallagan is an ancient village for a cannibalistic Batak ethnic group (once upon a time, they don’t eat people now, else I won’t be here writing this story, right?! )