Loud music, spicy food, no dancing, and about 1000 villagers were the crucial elements that made this truly a unique experience. Our first wedding we went to together will probably be the most memorable one for many reasons! Friday during our Jungle Trek with Jojohn, he mentioned casually that there was a wedding Saturday in the village. Since he was friends with the family, we were all invited. This sounded like a blast, so we eagerly agreed. Come Saturday ni...
A Long Way from Home
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Our tour guide was born in a remote village deep in the Sumatran jungle. "My father cut my umbilical cord with a piece of bamboo paper and then washed my body in the river," he told us. When he got sick, he used herbs and plants from the forest. He had a massive scar across his right cheek. Jojohn was a true man of the jungle and the perfect guide for our two-day trek in Bukit Lawang, one of two places in the entire world where you can see wild Orangutans. I...