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Photos: Sabang Island (Pulau Weh, Weh Island)

INDONESIA | Wed, 27 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Photo Gallery

An island off the tip of Banda Aceh, Sumatra
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Tags: pulau weh, sabang, sabang island, weh island

LEAVING OUR ISLAND PARADISE

INDONESIA | Tue, 26 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Views [349]

Today after 10 days in this tropical paradise, we have to leave Pulau Weh & we really don’t want to.  Our holiday is nearly at its end and we have to head towards home.  We were up at 6am.  A friend of Ivan’s met us in ... Read more >

Tags: airport, banda aceh, boat, bule, durian, harga pas, lion air, market, medan, sabang

GAPANG BEACH, RUNNING OUT OF FUEL & JAPANESE BUNKERS

INDONESIA | Mon, 25 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Views [356]

At Gapang Beach we walked along the beach/jungle edge for an hour and two lovely dogs adopted us and came with us for the walk.  The water was a bit murky in the shallows so we walked up the pier beside an enormous abandoned resort that didn’... Read more >

Tags: gapang beach, japanese bunkers, pulau weh, sabang

UNDERWATER VOLCANO

INDONESIA | Sun, 24 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Views [649]

We walked into town to find a driver to take us to the Underwater Volcano.  No one was there.  This has never happened to us in Indonesia.  Ever!  To not find a person with a vehicle willing to drive you somewhere for a fee just doesn’... Read more >

Tags: fish, pulau weh, sabang, snorkelling, underwater volcano

AT HOME IN THE WATER

INDONESIA | Fri, 22 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Views [249]

We clambered over the rocks beneath our bungalow this morning & hopped straight into the sea.  We snorkeled from 9:30-1:30.  We saw:   A Spotted Eagle Ray.  The biggest sea creature we’ve seen so far. A turtle ... Read more >

Tags: fish, iboih, indonesia, pulau weh, sabang, snorkelling

PLUS OR MINUS

INDONESIA | Thu, 21 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Views [432]

“Don’t dance on a volcano” – Proverb.   Day 21. Today we were driven around the island of Sabang (Pulau Weh) side by side on a motorcycle becak with our driver, Ivan.  Ivan is the first Indonesian non-smoker ... Read more >

Tags: jaboi, pulau weh, sabang, sabang island, volcano, waterfall, weh island

STOP SANDAL!

INDONESIA | Wed, 20 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Views [355]

“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish that they are after” – Henry David Thoreau.   Day 20. Iboih, Pulau Weh   Over a rice-porridge breakfast, I spent 1.5 hours editing ... Read more >

Tags: fish, iboih, pulau weh, sabang, snorkelling

BEING WEIGHTLESS

INDONESIA | Tue, 19 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Views [178]

“A good holiday is one that is spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours” – John Boynton Priestly   Day 19.   After breakfast at Yulia’s , we walked up a jungly path & climbed ... Read more >

Tags: iboih, oongs, pulau weh, sabang, snorkelling

LOBSTER, PARROT FISH, GOATS & A ROOSTER

INDONESIA | Mon, 18 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Views [269]

Day 18.  Iboih, Sabang.   “I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad” – George Bernard Shaw.   We have found that in Indonesia: To clean your teeth, your legs get wet To use the loo, you step ... Read more >

Tags: iboih, pulau weh, sabang, whale shark

INDONESIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY

INDONESIA | Sun, 17 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Views [233]

“Life is short and the world is wide” – Simon Raven. Day 17.  Sunday 17th August 2015.  Iboih, Sabang. Woke to a loud BANG on our tin roof.  Dave spotted the hugest gecko ever.  He could hardly support his ... Read more >

Tags: gecko, iboih, pulau weh, sabang, snorkelling, vertigo

IN THE SHADOW OF A TSUNAMI

INDONESIA | Sat, 16 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Views [264]

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart” – Confucius.   Day 16.  Travel day from Medan to Banda Aceh to Pulau Weh (Sabang).   We saw Danny Trujo & Morgan Freeman’s Indonesian doubles at the ... Read more >

Tags: banda aceh, iboih, pulau weh, sabang, sumatra, tsunami

 

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