Austin Residence Yogyakarta
Travel Blogs from Yogyakarta
... where they sold dog (wahh) and everthing else about getting around was such an adventure in itself! I felt pretty safe the whole time though and the people were all SO sweet and helpful even though they didn't speak ...
... the guard drove me on his motorbike to a restaurant where none of the staff spoke any other language then Bahasa. My effort to get soup without chili failed totally, the innocent looking liquid was really hot. Lucky for me an English speaker walked in and he ordered a meal for me, it was great but too much, the hotel staff enjoyed my leftovers.
The meals in the disaster oasis are "interesting" rice at least 3 times a day starting ...
... for Felix. I had promised Felix I would bring him these from home. We later realised upon inspection of the label that the England shirt was made in Indonesia, meaning it had been sent across the world to England, only for me to then buy it there and lug it all the way across Asia back to Indonesia again! And now here I was, the Englishman in Indonesia...
... of them were either full or expensive. It would seem that Java is somewhat more expensive than Sumatra, probably because it gets more tourists so there's a greater demand and they can thus up their prices. Eventually found a lovely quiet place (except for the frequent aircraft flying overhead into Adi Sucipto airport) in Gang 2 called Losmen Anda with a decent room for 70,000INR. Success at last, things ...
... diameter. There is no conductor and everyone just seems to play what they feel like suits the action happening on stage, told by the puppet master. This guy has some very good moves with the puppets, so especially fighting is great fun to watch! He then also hits his feet against some metal surface imitating the noise produced by weapons hitting armour etc.. It's great to watch and listen even though one doesn't really understand anything as it is all in Javanese!
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking