Rainforest, Gunung Leuser National Park, Sumatra, Indonesia

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Few isles tempt the imagination with the lure of adventure quite like the wild land of Sumatra. An island of extraordinary beauty, it bubbles with life and vibrates under the power of nature. Eruptions, earthquakes and tsunamis are Sumatran headline-grabbers. Steaming volcanoes brew and bluster while standing guard over lakes that sleepily lap the edges of craters. Orangutan-filled jungles host not only our red-haired cousins, but also tigers, rhinos and elephants. And down at sea level, idyllic deserted beaches are bombarded by clear barrels of surf.


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Hiking on the forested slopes of Gunung Tujuh, Kerinci Seblat National Park, Sumatra. Image by Mark Eveleigh

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