Bukit Lawang, SumatraOctober 18, 2014 in Indonesia ⋅ ☀️ 1 °C
The original plan for today was to do nothing. Instead we walked and climbed quite a bit again by visiting the bat cave. Fun to see the sleeping bats reacting exactly as humans when woken up: ‘just five more minutes‘ while trying to cover their eyes. Karsten actually fell in the cave and smashed a stone (actually limestone) under him. He shall henceforth be known as Stonebreaker. His rear end came into play later again, when a bat tried to find the way outside but only found his ass!
We were also quite lucky to have gone trekking the last two days since major rainfall hit the area everyday since we are here, this is a rainforest after all. But they have grown more fierce, the river more wild and the ground more slippery. So, pretty good timing for us.Read more