Posts Tagged Backpacking

Flotsam & Jetsam

There we sat at the store mentally prepared for the overnight ferry journey, lacking in clean clothes, a place to stay and any possible contact with the outside world. Both Vicki and I held this hope that at any moment there would be a new message to say the boat was coming it was just a bit late, or that it would be here Friday and not Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jungle Ready

After the usual affair of breakfast and internet over at the Turret Cafe, where they’ve always just sold out of watermelon and honey, Vicki and I had to prepare for our adventurous six day jungle expedition, which we’d be leaving for the following morning. Read the rest of this entry »

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Yok & Dean’s Big Day Out

Leonardo left Bukittinggi to meet up with his friends and plan their trip out to the Mentawai Islands to see the indigenous tribes, which left me going back to my solo roots. The only problem with that was the other trips I wanted to do round Bukittinggi required groups of two or more, so I was left to prepare for a potential few days waiting in order to find other backpackers that would join up and go on one of these trips. Read the rest of this entry »

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