Want to experience the unique culture of the friendly Minangkabau (which parent entitled to date and combine Islam) and also enjoy the immensely rich tropical nature? Then you are in our holiday home in the right place.
We, a family-anthropologists, 20 years ago, fell in love with this region, and have bought a piece of land where we built, surrounded by a botanical garden of around 6000 m2. Our house and guests staying
We can not always stay in our home and to pay for maintenance, we have decided to rent to interested our house. We prefer to do this to one group at a time.
Our compound consists of two large houses and several detached buildings, all connected by covered roads with each other.
In one of the houses live Amir and Sita, who take care of the cleaning and maintenance of the compound. If English interpreter, you can also consult the present Leni. If you are considering trips they can possibly assist.
You can stay in a pleasant climate here (580 m above sea level, it is not too hot and not too cold) and get to know. Tropical nature immediately In the garden you can instantly find a rich collection of fruit and other trees and a living pharmacy of medicinal and sacral (used for ritual purposes) plants.
There is also a big chance that you will see some of the animal. Tropical birds, squirrels, civets, chameleons, frogs, toads, lizards, etc. in our native garden. Fish and turtles we grow in our six ponds. Bats come every day at dusk to our fruit trees.
Outside the complex, you can walk along the rice fields and fruit gardens of the villagers walking. Want to experience the unspoiled nature, then you can use a guide to climb the mountains or take a hike through the jungle.
In our compound, you can relax undisturbed, but if you're interested, you can also participate in cultural and social life of the villagers. When our neighbors can follow a course original Sumatran cooking or participate in various artistic activities (traditional music and dance).
There are many festivals celebrated and guests are always welcome in this culture of mother-right (all houses are owned by women). Leni will be happy to assist you.
In our region is still no negative impact of mass tourism. Do you want some more distant events (eg, bull races, concerts, theater, etc.) or the regional (*CONTENT HIDDEN*)s (archaeological (*CONTENT HIDDEN*)s, traditional architecture, museums, parks, crafts, etc.) view, then you can go for a decent price with a car driver and guide hire. Favorable overwintering is also possible in Holiday Cici.
Dit ben ik, Cici, en mijn man Hans, een Oostenrijks cultureel antropoloog. Wij hebben lang in Nederland gewoond. Twintig jaar geleden hebben wij in het dorpje Patai, West Sumatra, in een prachtige omgeving grond gekocht en vervolgens daar gebouwd. Als u bij ons wilt komen, schrijf ons (Nederlands, Duits, Engels of Indonesisch) en wij helpen u graag bij elke stap van uw reis in Sumatra als u dat wenst.
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|15-12-2016 - 30-05-2017||€ 250.00||-||-||€ 36.00||-||4 nights|
|Daily cleaning||€ 1.50||Per person per night||Pay at booking | required|
|Reservation fee||€ 25.00||Per stay||Pay at booking | required|
This living room is part of the large house and is equipped with seating, table, bookcase and flat screen TV. Outwardly you come to a terrace and inwardly to a dining room with kitchen area. The bedrooms are accessed from the living room
This living room is part of the wooden house and is divided into a living area with sofa, armchairs, table and TV and a kitchen / dining area. From this room you have access to a shower and toilet.
This bedroom is a traditional Malay style wooden house, and under one roof connected with living room, kitchen, dining room, bathroom and toilet. Through a corridor you have direct access to the main terrace.
This bedroom is located in the main house and is connected with an en suite bathroom decorated. In Indonesian style
This is the second bedroom big house.
This is the only room on the first floor and offers excellent views over the treetops of the lower lying part of the garden. Also, you have a perfect view of the mountain range in the distance here. A balcony surrounds this room and from here you have access to a small, screened sun terrace.
This room is a detached building, with an en suite bathroom in the Indonesian style. This is accessible from the main terrace.
This bathroom is part of the wooden house and features a shower with hot and cold water. The toilet has a private entrance.
This bathroom is accessible to all guests
This bathroom is located in the big house and is accessible to all guests
This mini suite belongs to the room on the first floor (en suite). There may also be a larger bathroom on the ground floor are used.
This bathroom is part of the suite and guest room next to the large terrace.
This bathroom suite with a bedroom and belongs in the big house.
The main kitchen is located in a covered (but open on one side) space between the main house and the house floor. In addition, you will find cooking places in the wooden house, on the central terrace and in the large house