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West Sumatra’s Three Days Itinerary

Yepp I and some friends had so little time when visiting the province on last January. So sad, indeed, while there are a lot of sites to explore.Β  Luckily, we did really manage the time, so we can visit most of all touristic destination which becomes some province icons. Taken from http://www.oleholehminang.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Peta-Propinsi-Sumatera-Barat.jpg Ok, what can we do in three days? This is the itinerary we had suddenly arranged once we touched down at Minang Kabau International Airport. We hired a car, shared the fare and discussed the possible itinerary with the driver. Therefore, considering the mapping and the time efficiency, here is the itinerary: Day One: – Breakfast at local restaurant you can find everywhere on the side road. Soto Padang can be a great option. The beef flavor mixed with local seasoning will be match combined with the special reddish and spicy sauce. Taken from http://beatmag.com/jak/wp-content/gallery/bofet-maknyus/soto-padang.jpg – Chilling at Singkarak Lake. You want to enjoy its scenery at the lakeside? Or hiring a boat and having small tour around the lake? or paddling bicycle …

Enjoying the Nature Interaction at Harau Valley

The gurgling waterfall at the foot of the hill, it flew down enthusiastically. The swinging leaves swarm on tree branches, they danced hand in hand. The wind blew away among the paddy shoot–which grain was still rare. That morning, in Harau valley, West Sumatra, accompanied by a glass of Teh Tahlua (traditional beverage made of tea mixed with half boiled egg and sugar) I yawned once in a while to hold the drowsiness. I did nothing but just sat enjoying this self isolation, away from anything. Electricity, technology and its products were paralyzed during the whole day, leaving us and the nature interaction…