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Latest Articles
October 18, 2014
by Latitudes

Extreme Food

More than perhaps any other human activity, eating is determined by culture. Where one eats, how one eats, who one eats with and, of course, what one eats vary from place to place and era to era.Indonesia offers visitors a fascinating diversity of foods to sample. Yet most tourists-even the diehard 'cultural tourists'-never get past the gado-gado to try something truly different. And so Latitudes has put together a guide to some of the archipelago's most unusual culinary offerings-a guide to Indonesia's 'extreme foods.'

October 14, 2014
by Willem van Gent

Lake Toba Festival: dances, rituals and boat races

From Medan, the capital of North Sumatra, it is a 5 hour drive to the much cooler town of Balige (800 m above sea level) on beautiful Danau (Lake) Toba. We are invited for the Festival Danau Toba 2014 which will last 5 days.

 
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