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    Top 5 Best Bali Beaches for New Surfers

    For the last eight decades, wave riders from around the world have been flocking to Bali’s beautiful beaches in hopes of catching the big one. With the peak surfing season running from May to September, there is no shortage of fantastic surf spots. However, if you’re stepping onto a board for the first time, the renown Balinese Pipeline at Padang Padang, or the challenging ‘Racetracks’ at Uluwatu can be a tad intimidating. So before you try anything death defying, there are a number of surf spots perfect for those first time wave riders. Kuta Beach  It’s hard to believe the maze of alleyways that make up the island’s backpacker mecca…

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    A Taste of Sumatra: Bukittingi, Bukit Lawang and Samosir Island

      If I had to pick a favourite country in South Eastern Asia, it would have to be Indonesia. Even after spending a total of six or seven months there over the years, I’ve barely scratched the surface. It’s still the Wild Wild West of the region, and maybe that’s why I love it so much. The unpredictability. That and the dizzying display of multiculturalism, multilingualism, archaeological history, culinary history, I could go on, but this is supposed to be a photo essay right? Enjoy a ‘Taste of Sumatra’.                     Postcard perfect Sumatra – Carpeted mountain ranges, ancient batik homes and a…