Padang, Indonesia

What a beautiful morning! 💓 What a wonderful sky!
Welcome to Padang. Pre-booked guide already waiting.

Padang is the capital city of the Indonesian province of West Sumatra, and the largest city on the western coast of Sumatra.

A lot of monkeys here in Padang

Population: 1,015,000 (2022), it is the 16th most populous city in Indonesia.

Padang is widely known for its Minangkabau culture, cuisine, and sunset beaches.

Mosque in Padang

The traditional people of Padang are the Maningkabau, known also as the Minang. They are nearly all Muslim, and much of Islam around Padang is quite conservative.

Mosque in Padang
Fishing in Padang
Old way fishing in Padang
Old way fishing. Padang, Indonesia, April 2, 2023

The people here are very hospitable, but there are areas where tourists are not recommended to go without a local guide. “Bad boys” specialize only in tourists, they do not touch their own.

Watch a short video 👇 before we go to the big public market. 👇

Our very responsible wonderful guide keeps a keen eye so that nothing happens to us.

Public market. Padang, April 2, 2023.
Public market. Padang, April 2, 2023.
Public market. Padang, April 2, 2023.
Public market. Padang, April 2, 2023.
Public market. Padang, April 2, 2023.
Tourist is accompanied by a guide
Public market. Padang, April 2, 2023.
The building and facade of the public market.

The next video is coming,👇 watch the video of the public market before we move on to another place in Padang city.

Mosque in Padang
Mosque in Padang.
Unusually, this is the first time I see such architecture of a mosque.
Chinatown in Padang

Is it really that hard to clean?..😏 – Ulf wondering.

Thanks to our dear guide, bodyguard and just a good person, Mr. Wide, for a very eventful and interesting day. It is with great pleasure that we will recommend you as a professional in your field to our friends and acquaintances.

Visited April 2, 2023.

Activities on board
Crew competition for the best cocktail

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