Lake Toba

Lake Toba

A calm volcano lake on Sumatra World famous is the crater lake Danau Toba in the Batak highlands, approximately five hours drive from Medan. There are two ways to go to Lake Toba from Medan. One way via Brastagi in the Karo highlands and the other way along the...
Brastagi

Brastagi

Nowadays Brastagi In Brastagi you can also take a ride in the sado’s. These horse drawn carts get their name from sitting back to back, in French, dos a dos. The name Berastagi can also be traced. There is no rice cultivated here as it is too cold. The villagers...
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...