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    • sallam88's Profile Photo

      One week in Saumatra

      Sumatra Feb 12, 2017 at 5:06 AM

      Hi mates,

      I would like to visit Sumatra for a week, I will be flying from Kuala Lumpur to Medan (haven't decided from which city to fly back to Malaysia) and would like to visit Lake Toba (Danau Toba) so I will be appreciated if someone can suggest me any tips or info about the lake or any nearby attractions as well as I'm open to any suggested itinerary in Sumatra

      Thanks a lot


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