Medan Trip 20-25/10//2011 - Day 02

For day 02, not much activities since the journey from Medan to Parapat Lake Toba to hours. After breakfast at the hotel's restaurant, we continued our journey to Parapat. On the way  there, we stop at Paten, a famous shop selling  local foods.

 Varieties of foods selection served for breakfast.




 PATEN  sell snack mostly made of peanut.





We arrived at Parapat and went to a local restaurant for lunch. They served us with Nasi Padang and variety of dishes which one of it is a dish of Famous Ikan emas (Gold Fish) , part of Lake Toba legend.








We then went to our Hotel, Danau Toba International Cottage, Parapat.The scenary is superb. The Lake look like an ocean.Lake Toba, the largest lake in South East Asia, and the deepest in the world, was formed 75,000 years ago after an earth splitting volcano eruption. It is the largest and deepest volcanic crater lake in the world. It's 906 meters above sea level with an average depth of 450m. The lake has an island in the middle called Samosir.








 






















I will continue with the stories of Lake Toba and Samosir Island on my next post.


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