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Medan / Sumatra / Indonesia

Posted in Latest of Asienreisender, Places with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 3, 2014 by Thim Kwai

Medan is the main entrance gate for travellers to Sumatra. One get’s here a first impression of how Sumatra’s cities, towns and villages look in general: neglected, dirty, overcrowded and there is too much traffic. Usually the touristic arrivals try to leave Medan as quick as possible to head further to Lake Toba, Bukit Lawang or Berastagi. Nevertheless, here I give a short introduction to Medan…

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Masjid Raya, Great Mosque in Medan

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Orangutans – Orphans of the Forest

Posted in Animals, Latest of Asienreisender, Movies with tags , , , on August 26, 2014 by Thim Kwai

Here you find an impressing documentary about the orangutans in the ‘rehabilitation center’ in Bukit Lawang / Sumatra. It shows the destruction of the tropical rainforest by timber companies, the rescue of some orangs by a Swiss team and the new life of the charming animals in the forest around Bukit Lawang.

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Bukit Lawang / Indonesia

Posted in Landscapes, Latest of Asienreisender, Places with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 19, 2014 by Thim Kwai

Bukit Lawang is an absolutely unique village with it’s head in the tropical rainforest of Gunung Leuser National Park and it’s feet in palmoil and rubber plantations. Bukit Lawang is famous for it’s orangutan rehabilitation center, where orangs who were hold in captivity get a chance to readapt to the wilderness. Bukit Lawang is a place for jungle trekking as well, with or without guides. Nearby majestic bat cave, already in the jungle, can easily be visited without a guide. It’s one of the really impressing caves with hundreds or thousands of bats inside.

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Map of Bukit Lawang

Map of Bukit Lawang

Map of Bukit Lawang

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