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Lake Toba is the world's largest volcanic lake situated in the heart of the Batak country on Sumatra. (It also ranks 14th on the list of the world's deepest lakes).This picture was taken in the early morning, when white clouds still obscured the crater rim. We crossed the lake from Prapat, spent the night at the Carolina Hotel on the island Samosir and made a bike trip from there. We visited the villages of Ambarita and Tomok, and attended a dance performance at the Huta Bolon Simanindo.
From Danau Toba we moved southwards to Balige on the slopes of the crater lake and from there to Panyabungan in the southernmost part of the Batak country, where we visited the desa Sibanggor Julu.
Besides Lake Toba in Asia, we have also visited the well-known Crater Lake in Oregon (North America) in 2009 and a crater lake, Babogaya Lake, in Ethiopia (Africa), in 2013.
Woven fabrics - a traditional craft on Pulau Samosir. We made a stop along the way from Simanindo to Tuk Tuk. 5 to 25... more travel advice
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