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Sumatra - Bukit Lawang - Part 2

After 2 nights in the Batu Kapal Guesthouse, it was time to set off on our over-night jungle Trek. Sardi arrived as we finished our breakfast, and before long, we were on our way. 2,003 more words


Sumatra - Bukit Lawang - Part 1

Ecotourism has become increasingly important to me over the last 4 years. When I know that my money is being put to good (both for the good of locals as well as for the environment), I enjoy myself more. 1,436 more words


Indonesia Part 1: Sumatra

We had a 30-day visa for Indonesia, and had a tough time deciding how to distribute our time across the many islands. We decided to start in Sumatra, but after reading about how difficult public transportation is, we went ahead and booked an organized 8-day tour with an environmentally-conscious tour company. 986 more words

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Wildlife poacher arrested in Sumatra 'was set to sell tiger carcass’

This article has been updated with details of conviction and sentencing.

A wildlife poacher who was in possession of a tiger carcass has been arrested in North Sumatra in Indonesia. 898 more words