Tagged: West Sumatra

Mentawai Islands Offer Surfers Paradise

Though not a great distance from the mainland, Mentawai Islands and its people were kept isolated until the 19th century by strong winds, unpredictable currents and razorsharps corals. It’s thought that the archipelago seperated...

Indonesia’s Precious Heritage

The Corridors of time have recorded so many tears of sweat, wrinkling foreheads, even drops of blood, which have contributed to the establishment of Indonesia. The Emerals of the Equator, islands hit by waves...

Best Padang Food

Padang food is the cuisine of the Minangkabau people of West Sumatra, Indonesia. It is among the most popular food in Maritime Southeast Asia. It is known across Indonesia as Masakan Padang  after the...

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Top 10 Tourist Destinations in West Sumatra

West Sumatra is one of the most beautiful areas in Indonesia. It is mountainous and divided by three valleys. There are lovely lakes and spectacular volcanoes. This is the heartland of the matriarchal Minangkabau,...

7 Indonesia’s Rainforests

The rain forests in Indonesia face an age-old problem. They’re worth more dead than alive. For hundreds of years, humans have cut and burned their worth through millions of acres of wilderness, turning it...

Janjang Koto Gadang Bukit Tinggi

The Great Wall of Koto Gadang

The Great Wall of Koto Gadang or Janjang Koto Gadang is a new tourism spot which was inaugurated in 26th January, 2013. The Great Wall of Koto Gadang is along bridge connecting Bukit Tinggi...

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Food Adventure in Indonesia

Vacation is an important thing that you must do at least once every two years for relieving your mind from all stress. And vacation here means a real vacation. You escape from your daily...