Sumatra (also Sumatera) is a region of Indonesia and the 6th largest island in the world. Wild and rugged, it has a great natural wealth.
Tourist Information: Sumatra is lack of reliable Tourist Information Centers. The main reason is probably because Sumatra is not a major tourist destination for foreigners. To fill this vacuum, - a very friendly mixed-couple of an American guy and a local Sumatran woman, are trying to supply free of charge reliable tourist information. Their names are Ronen and Mardia. They can be reached by SMS: 081-397033540 or by email: [email protected]
Medan, as the largest city on the island, has the most flights including many international services to Singapore and Malaysia. Palembang, Pekambaru, and Padang also have domestic and some international services.
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