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Pangkalan Kerinci, Sumatra

The township of Pangkalan Kerinci (or Kerinci, as the locals call it) reminded me of Ashburton or Milton (in New Zealand) in that it consisted of one main street. All the businesses lining that one street (for a couple of … Continue reading

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My intrepid journey to Pangkalan Kerinci, Sumatra

During the drive to Kerinci, I felt like I was starring in my own version of ‘Dangerous Roads’ or ‘Intrepid Journeys’. What an adventure! Heaps of scooters, trucks, and decent looking SUV’s…in fact, most of the cars looked brand new … Continue reading

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Sumatra

The flight from KL to Pekanbaru, Sumatra, only takes an hour. By the time you’ve ascended and descended, there’s barely enough time for the crew to ask if you need an arrivals form or want a snack. Pekanbaru is situated … Continue reading

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