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Palembang

Palembang

Palembang in South Sumatra has an ancient history. From 500 till around 1400 it was the capital of the Srivijaya kingdom. This kingdom controlled the coastal and maritime region, till 1100 when the Javanese Singhasari and Majapahit Kingdoms became stronger. The...
The Story About Medan

The Story About Medan

Medan the plantation city ‘Nowhere a village, or even a house. Not even a coco palm. Only forest and swamp. Presently we saw the first campong: a couple of coco palms rose like huge paint brushes straight into the sky; among the large, crenated, light-green...
Bohorok

Bohorok

Bukit Lawang / Bohorok at the Bohorok river Since 1973 exists in Bohorok / Bukit Lawang the orang utan rehabilitation centre where orang utans can be viewed in the jungle. Former captivated orang utans are here set free, back in their natural environment. As they were...
Tangkahan

Tangkahan

Elephants in Tangkahan in the Gunung Leuser National Park In the past there were many wild elephants on Sumatra and often caused great problems for the local population as they destroyed rice fields and eating the crops. Instead of being killed by the farmers, the...