20010116-0365ac The Adorable Niniwe
When we arrived in the caves site, a young girl came immediately to me and hangged a little metallic butterfly on my shirt, saying 'I am Niniwe, now I can't loose you, you belong to me!'; She was probably used to guide tourists locally; As it was very hot, I was begining to sweat and the hike in the staircases of the hills promised to be a little difficult! She ran to a little house and came back with a thermostatic container, took my own bag saying that it should be easier for me to take pictures and we be…
20010123-0776ac Sunset on Ayeyarwadi River
Solitary ramble near the river to admire the sunset; Myanmar (Burma) Ayeyarwadi River near Bagan.
20010115-0335ac Snoopy So Proud to Carry my Bag!
Myanmar (Burma) Village on Ayeyarwady River near Mandalay.
20010115-0327ac Sunset on Irrawaddy River or Ayeyarwady River
The Irrawaddy River or Ayeyarwady River is a river that flows from North to South through Myanmar; It is the country's largest river and most important commercial waterway; Originating from the confluence of the N'mai and Mali rivers, it flows relatively straight North-South before emptying through the Irrawaddy Delta into the Andaman Sea; Its drainage basin of about 255,081 square kilometres (98,487 sq mi) covers a large part of Burma; After Rudyard Kipling's poem, it is sometimes referred to as 'The Road…
20010123-0780ac Ayeyarwadi River Sunset
The Irrawaddy River or Ayeyarwady River flows from North to South through Myanmar; It is the country's largest river and most important commercial waterway; Myanmar (Burma) Mandalay District Ayeyarwadi River near Bagan.
20010129-0912ac Sumatra Berastagi Hotel and Active Sinabung Volcano
Active Strato Volcano Sinabung viewed from the hotel 's gardens; Indonesia Sumatera Island Berastagi Village Batak Tribe hotel.
20010128-0909ac Local Fruits Stand
On first plan the soooooo delicious mangosteens that you crack in your fingers to find five or more white juicy sweet and perfumed slices; Indonesia Sumatera Island Berastagi Village Batak Tribe Market.
20010129-0920ac Sipisopiso Falls
The beautiful Sipisopiso falls that we discovered just before arriving in the North Toba Lake depression.
20010128-0894ac Medan Sultan Palace
One of the great landmarks of Medan; We arrived in Medan on a Sunday and all was closed; Speaking with people in the main street at downtown we obtained the aperture of a local travel agency (Anna) who gave us immediately a car and a driver to visit some places of Medan while the manager phoned in different hotels between Medan and Padang to compose the trip; When back at the agency all was ok, an impossible miracle in our countries!!! Indonesia Sumatera Island Medan Town Sultan Palace.