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West Sumatra

In Sumatra Barat (West Sumatra), fertile uplands ring jungle-clad volcanoes, waterfalls cascade into deep ravines and nature takes a breath in deep, still lakes. Rainforest still clings to the steepest slopes, while rice, tapioca, cinnamon and coffee bring in the wealth.


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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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Exploring Sumatra’s Kerinci Seblat National Park: where tigers still roam

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