Thursday, November 12, 2009
Backpacking Brother (Image 2)
These triangular shaped houses (near Lake Toba) are unique to the Batik people of Sumatra (Sumatera) which is an island in Indonesia. The Batik people are a minority religion with a mix of Catholic, Christian and Animist beliefs from mostly Dutch influences.
(more complicated than this, but the more you learn, the less you understand...)
Note: red rocket parked pride of place in foreground
It's been a while since my last post, so I thought I'd do a quick fill-in of where I'm at with my writing at the moment. I...