This Week in Photos

Written by Austin Andrews  //  April 11, 2007  //  Indonesia, This Week in Photos  //  3 Comments

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Lake Toba at twilight, the view from our waterfront cottage.

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The flies here grow to the size of buy viagra online canadian small rodents.

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Flowers?

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Scarecrow.

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It’s difficult to tell by looking at the photo – and my trigger finger was a moment too late to catch it – but this woman is holding her mobile phone upside-down.

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Scenes from the Saturday market.

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Tip jar.

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A row of souvenir shops — most of them vacant — dubbed by us “the lane of death” for the pressure sales tactics employed by its desperate shopkeepers. No fewer than twenty shops still hold out, competing for an ever-shrinking pool of browsers. We were told that it’s not unusual for entire weeks to pass without a viagra buy viagra foreigner stopping to shop.

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Shopkeepers’ brood.

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We’ve been converted to the cult of the biker. $6/day hires you a Honda Supra and one tank of petrol to use as you wish…

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…we explored. More photos another day, viagra clearance maybe.

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Will in Professor Challenger mode.

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The view from atop Samosir, our village of Tuk-Tuk receding into the background haze.

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Jump!

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Splash!

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Will with Poppy, the owner of our favourite restaurant in Tuk Tuk. His curry fish and banana pancakes are highlights.

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Lake fish barbecueing in banana leaves. “For medicine,” Poppy says. We don’t challenge him.

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Pastries.

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Slippers.

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Austin Andrews

Austin Andrews is a Vancouver-based photojournalist and occasional filmmaker with a penchant for finding the fantastic in the everyday. Contact him at austin [at] sequential-one [dot] com

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3 Comments on "This Week in Photos"

  1. ajve April 12, 2007 at 2:30 pm ·

    The pics are amazing Austin! Thanks for the visual feast! Just love them!!

  2. FormercoworkerofAustinandWill April 19, 2007 at 7:05 am ·

    i’m with ajve – keep ‘em coming. p.s. austin and will – the mystery is now solved

  3. hexakali April 19, 2007 at 11:00 pm ·

    Now that the mystery is solved, yes, I have dinner reservations at 7 for Friday night. Should be fun! Bring stories.

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