Medan, Sumatra

Traveling in Sumatra can be challenging for a woman.

Photo by Hasan Almasi on Unsplash

I didn’t like Medan, Sumatra. When we arrived, I could tell it was a part of the world where women were expected to know their place, and their place was not Medan, Sumatra.

We visited a mosque where I had to wear a long sarong and a head covering to cover up long pants and a button-down shirt. Ken also wore trousers and a long-sleeved shirt, although he did…

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Deb Groves Harman

Deb Groves Harman

Top Writer X9 | Author | BA. Eng |MEd. | Retired English teacher