West Sumatra Province Travel Guide

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Padang

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Bukittinggi

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Pulau Siberut

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Batusangkar

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Payakumbuh

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Danau Singkarak

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Padang

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  • Sunset at Padang Beach

    Padang Off The Beaten Path

    In a good weather condition don't miss watching a beautiful sunset from the edge of Padang beach line or from the edge of Batang Kuranji .....almost in every afternoon the peoples from Padang would gather and enjoy their nice time along Padang beach line....Padang beach and Kuranji River were also some favorite spot for watching the sunset

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  • Novotel Bukittinggi

    Padang Hotels

    Had a pleasant 3 nite stay which includes breakfast. Breakfast alfresco at around 7am local time is...

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  • Batang Kuranji

    Padang Things to Do

    Batang Kuranji is one of popular River which flow the water from mountain in Padang to the Padang Sea, crossing Padang downtown behind BASKO, a big grand Mall which belong to Basko Grand Hotel....Batang Kuranji is also a nice place for watching a beautiful sunset, you would see some wooden made canoe owned by fishermen of Kota Padang which make...

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Bukittinggi

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  • BICYCLING

    Bukittinggi Sports & Outdoors

    BICYCLING ....starting from BUKITTINGGI through Hills, Valley, Woods ....step up, step down long and winding sharp turn snaky road,up to BONJOL VILLGE which located at the EQUATOR LINEWest Sumatra ....about 60 KM away with beautiful view of green paddy fields Bicycle with more than 5 gear for hiking the slope of mountain road along Bukit Tinggi...

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  • Nuansa Maninjau-Incl Of Dinner Hotel

    Bukittinggi Hotels

    Ambun Pagi, Matur Mudik, Kab. Agam, Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • CROSSING EQUATOR LINE

    Bukittinggi Off The Beaten Path

    West Sumatra is also one of land where the eQuator line crossing this region, it is about 60 KM from Bukit Tinggi or about 150 KM from Padang, the capital city to the North...at this moment ...I have a great chance took a trip from Bukit Tinggi to Bonjol village and crossing the eQuator Line by Bicycling ....

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Pulau Siberut

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  • Sago

    Pulau Siberut Local Customs

    One of the main elements in the Mentawai diet. This white, sugary tasting substance is made by an incredibly long and laborious process which takes several days. First the sago tree must be cut down, then hacked open, then the pith removed. Then the pith must be crushed to release the starch then washed and strained to separate the starch from the...

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  • Uma

    Pulau Siberut Local Customs

    The Uma is the name of the long house in which Mentawai people live in the jungle. It is huge, and several families stay in one Uma.

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  • Loincloth

    Pulau Siberut Local Customs

    This is the traditional clothing of the Mentawai people. It is made by cutting the bark from a tree and beating it until it becomes soft.

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Batusangkar

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  • Megalith Stone-The Kings Thomb

    Batusangkar Off The Beaten Path

    On the way to Istano Basa Pagaruyuang you would see a compound of Pagaruyung Kings Thomb, a graveyard special for Pagaruyung Kingdom.....there were so many megalith stones....just below a big banyan treesKing Grave...The King Ustano is a grave complex of Pagaruyung Kings. Located 4 Km from Batusangkar. Besides 13 graves and 3 Beringin Trees, there...

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  • Istano Basa Pagaruyung

    Batusangkar Things to Do

    Istana Basa Pagaruyung is one of amongst popular tourist cultural attraction in West Sumatra Province, is a palace which located at Kecamatan Tanjung Emas (sub-district), Batusangkar town - Tanah Datar RegencyISTANA means a Palace and BASA means Besar in Indonesian Language or BIG in English ...is a big Palace of Pagaruyung Kingdom, the Kingdom...

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  • sate padang

    Batusangkar Restaurants

    diced meat put onto thin bamboo and grilled in charcoal fire. and served with peanut sauce and ketupat [like rice cake but wrapped in coconut leaf, not in banana leaf]. again >> careful, the sauce can be very spicy :)

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Payakumbuh

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  • HARAU VALLEY

    Payakumbuh Things to Do

    The magnificent country-side ambience of HARAU VALLEY or known as LEMBAH HARAU - PAYAKUMBUH ....Known as LEMBAH HARAU by locals & located in Lima Puluh Kota District, West Sumatra and 50Km to travel from Bukittinggi to guide you through this splendid tourists destinations area. HARAU VALLEY is undeniably a charming country-side village. The beauty...

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  • Kapalo Banda, wildlife and real rain...

    Payakumbuh Things to Do

    Kapalo Banda is located around 10kms from the center of Payakumbuh, it can be said the end of population where the rain forest is said to be the direct border with another province. It's actually an irrigation system that was built during the colonization of Dutch in Indonesia, and it's still being used until this day after certain renovations so...

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  • Anggrek Selop

    Payakumbuh Things to Do

    This flower i saw in Harau Valley, and the local people sell it for the tourist.... what a beautiful flower is... i don't know in English name of this flower, it just somekind orchid.....but in Indonesia is "Anggrek Selop".

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Danau Singkarak

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    by black_mimi99 Written Jul 24, 2007

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    Around traditional market is nice thing to do.... meet local ppl, and talk w/ them and also buy some fish....:)

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