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Belawan

On the Indonesian island of Sumatra—the fourth biggest island in the world—the busy port of Belawan marks the entrance to some fascinating attractions, including the world's largest volcanic lake and a thriving orangutan reserve. The city of Medan is a rather chaotic place that nevertheless retains some interesting Dutch and Chinese architecture from colonial times.

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