Sabang Photos

Oops, I neglected to attach photos of Sabang in previous post!

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Photo provided by one of the tourist folks. I have no idea how it was taken!

 

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Welcoming the BPO Rally!

 

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The quarantine officials were very nice, despite confiscating the big blue bag of post-expiration-date meds… Luc and Chris on the right.

 

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Market

 

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Rob from Maggie and Jim from Gaia check out the fruit.

 

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Roundabout
Mosque 1
Mosque 1

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To the volcano
To the volcano
Steaming fuming bubbling stinking hot mud spring
Steaming fuming bubbling stinking hot mud spring
Speaking of fuming, smoking is a big problem here
Speaking of fuming, smoking is a big problem here
Trash, too.
Trash, too.
Rob and Carol renew their vows at the traditional marriage alter at the local museum.
Rob and Carol renew their vows at the traditional marriage alter at the local museum.
Lunch stop on the tour
Lunch stop on the tour
Neat road up to Kilometer Zero, but what if there's another bus coming the other way...?
Neat road up to Kilometer Zero, but what if there’s another bus coming the other way…?
Kilometer Zero
Kilometer Zero (monument under construction)
These monkeys were quite aggressive, not like the friendly ones in Bali
These monkeys were quite aggressive, not like the friendly ones in Bali
Delightful swimming hole with water massage under the falls
Delightful swimming hole with water massage under the falls
I was intrigued with the artwork on the toilet facility near the falls
I was intrigued with the artwork on the toilet facility near the falls
Back to the boat for our nap before dinner. We parked right next to the Coast Guard.
Back to the boat for our nap before dinner. We parked right next to the Coast Guard.
Our official welcome. They offered us little wrapped-in-a-leaf packets that we were told to eat. The contained a beetle nut -- almost impossible to chew/swallow!
Our official welcome. They offered us little wrapped-in-a-leaf packets that we were told to eat. The contained a beetle nut — almost impossible to chew/swallow!
Drumming/singing performance
Drumming/singing performance
Luc lines everyone up for the obligatory BPO photo
Luc lines everyone up for the obligatory BPO photo
The school we visited in one of the towns
The school we visited in one of the towns
Listening to Luc's introductory comments
Listening to Luc’s introductory comments
Telling the story of the tsunami, and searching for her brother
Telling the story of the tsunami, and searching for her brother

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One thing I love about Indonesia is the exuberant colors, including on the local fishing boats!
One thing I love about Indonesia is the exuberant colors, including on the local fishing boats!

 

 

 

3 thoughts on “Sabang Photos”

  1. I am continuing to appreciate the depth of the documentation of your journey. I think this is a book in the making. It is an extraordinary opportunity to get a glimpse into the lives of so many people around the world – just by reading your blog! Thank you.

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