A brief story about Jeff
the front man @ Kupu-kupu Garden Guest House & Cafe in Bukit Lawang.
He was born in Medan. Moved to Jakarta at 8 years old. Regularly
holidayed in North Sumatra during his childhood. Went to Bali in the
1970s and enjoyed the beach life working with travellers, learning to
He was then offered a job in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan
teaching Indonesian to ex-pat oil field employees. Jeff then became a
radio operator for UNOCAL76.
While on holidays in Bali he had the opportunity to go to Australia and proceeded to live in Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne for over 30 years.
Jeff travelled to Indonesia and other Asian countries regularly. He decided to move back to North Sumatra in 2009 and started the building of Kupu-kupu Garden Guest House & Cafe in Bukit Lawang. Jeff has since been working with local Bukit Lawang people to create and operate small boutique eco-friendly guest house business. He provides jungle adventures to travellers/tourists from all over the world. Jeff has created a unique place and can provide you with a unique experience. A true jungle adventure, a memory forever! He can assist you to organise transport, orangutan treks into the jungle and tours to surrounding areas in North Sumatra.
Jeff works with local Bukit Lawang people to provide for you a cultural & adventurous jungle experience.He can assist you to organise a personalised travel itinery whilst in Bukit Lawang and the surrounding areas in North Sumatra. At Kupu-Kupu Garden Guest House & Cafe, Jeff and his team of local workers are focused on providing tourism services with the highest levels of customer satisfaction.
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