Traditional Batak houses, Samosir Island, Indonesia

Traditional Batak houses, Samosir Island, Indonesia

Samosir is a large volcanic island in Lake Toba, Sumatra. The lake and island were formed after the eruption of a supervolcano some 75 000 years ago. Samosir is a popular tourist destination due to its exotic history, the island is the center of the Batak culture and many Toba Batak traditional houses remain on the island.

Traditional Batak houses, Samosir Island, Indonesia

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