January 16, 2010 – 8:58 pm | Comments

It is 4:15 pm. You have just finished exploring the local market and decide to have a relaxing time under the fading sun. You take out your beach towel as you listen to the sound …

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The Volcanoes of Indonesia
January 12, 2010 – 3:30 am | Comments

Imagine standing in a distance that is close enough to witness a majestic volcanic eruption. Feel the rushing heartbeat and exhilaration as you see the rocks and molten lava bursting out of the volcano. You …

The Biggest Volcanic Lake in The World
October 30, 2009 – 1:18 pm | Comments

In my last blog post, I shared the traditional philosophy of the Bataks, who resides mostly in the Lake Toba region, North Sumatra. I also mentioned about Lake Toba’s fascinating vista which amazed me. …

Understanding Beyond The Word “Horas”
October 25, 2009 – 2:42 pm | Comments

Home to the Batak people of Northern Sumatra, Lake Toba is the largest volcanic lake in the world. It offers an amazing vista and fascinating cultural heritage.
I remember the first time I visited Lake Toba …