trails & tribulations

by Jakob

Silimalombu, Lake Toba, Sumatra (again)

After a brief stopover in Kuala Lumpur I arrived in Medan, the capital of Sumatra. From the airport I walked to my guesthouse, the same guesthouse I had a year ago. It felt like I was here yesterday and at the same time I felt amazed to be back here. I bought some snacks at […]

Post tagged with: ‘WWOOF’ - Published on Wednesday November 14 2012 at 6:53 AM

Volunteering in Silimalombu, Indonesia

I apparently was arrived in onion-season, because almost immediately after my arrival in “Ratna’s place” I was asked to help preparing onions to make them suitable for sale. Actually the onion-work wasn’t too bad, maybe even quite entertaining. I usually did this work with Rudy, the “old man”, as he often was called. My room […]

Post tagged with: ‘WWOOF’ - Published on Friday December 23 2011 at 5:39 PM

Selamat datang di Silimalombu

I was a little bored of being the tourist all the time, so volentering on an ecological farm seemed a good idea to me, also because in in everyday life I do a kind of similar work. Via the Wooff-project ( worldwide opportunities on organic farms) I decided to go to an ecological farm on […]

Post tagged with: ‘WWOOF’ - Published on Wednesday December 7 2011 at 4:47 PM
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