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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
I am married to my loving husband for more than 38 years now. I am a mother to 3 beautiful children, until 11 years ago when I lost my youngest son. Since then my life is forever altered but yet unbroken....

My Travel Journal

"There isn't much I haven't shared with you along the road and through it all there'd always be tomorrow's episode" - Elton John

I started traveling around the world since early 80s when I had the opportunity to combine business trips with vacations. Then later when my rezeki is in abundance, there were numerous other trips along the way for vacations, most of the time with hubby and the kids when the timing is right. I have also started to compile the journal and photo-pages covering almost more than 25 years of world wide travel. Some destinations I visited just once, others many times. Many of those places are the obvious famous places people would like to visit but some, the casual traveler doesn't even think to try. I have placed links to my travel at the side bar of my personal page, My Life Reflections, and will be updating them from time to time.

My wish is to continue my travel and complete circumnavigate the globe, insyaAllah…

Monday, 10 June 1991

Medan, Indonesia 1991 - Danau Toba the largest lake in South East Asia...

"Man can believe the impossible, but never believe the improbable..." - Oscar Wilde

Medan, Indonesia
(5 - 9 June 1991)

Medan is the capital of the province of North Sumatra, Indonesia. Located in the northern part of the province along the coast, Medan is the third largest city in Indonesia. The city is bordered by Deli Serdang Regency to the east, south, and west, and the Strait of Malacca to the north.

(Our three children, Sara, Iwan and Ja)

There are many older buildings in Medan that still retain their Dutch architecture. These include the old City Hall, the central Post Office, the Water Tower, which is Medan City's icon, and Titi Gantung - a bridge over the railway.There are several historic places such as Maimun Palace, where the Sultan of Deli lives, and the Great Mosque of Medan built in 1906.

(All in the family)

Danau Toba - the giant lake sits at an altitude of 800 meters, and is 100 kilometers long and 30 kilometers wide. The lake is situated in the caldera of the huge Toba volcano which erupted approximately 75,000 years ago. The eruption of Toba was one of the most massive eruptions ever on Earth. The eruption probably lasted two weeks until finally the volcano collapsed and formed the caldera which is now Danau Toba.

(Ja under the kolong)

The bottom of the volcano rose and formed the island of Samosir which is beautifully situated in the middle of the blue waters of Toba. Danau Toba is a must see of Sumatra. The beautiful Danau Toba was absolutely breathtaking.