Blog Section: World Travelers

Dirty Brown Roads and Rooms

Apr 26, 2012 View Comments by

It was raining when we got up–and it rained most of the “very long” day. The road was very muddy in some places, with huge potholes filled with thick, gloopy, ginger-brown mud, making it impossible to gauge just how deep they were. A few heavy thumps into a couple shook us awake! However, I think […]

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Suburbs to Sublime

Apr 17, 2012 View Comments by

With no problems whatsoever getting our bikes out of Indonesian customs in Belawan, we took a deep breath and decided to take to the road straight away. The suburbs of Medan seem to go on for miles and it took us a little while to negotiate the smaller roads leading out of this bustling city. […]

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Indonesian Onion Boats and Rusty Cranes

Apr 05, 2012 View Comments by

Mr. Lim of Cakra Shipping in George Town, Penang expected us at his office at 8:45 a.m., and as usual, we were running a little late. However, after scaring a few car drivers, we made it by 8:47 a.m., not bad! Andy Kentigern-Fox was already there, Miquel Silvestre had just wandered up to the office, […]

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