Travel Blogs from Yogyakarta
We returned to the internet cafe for a few hours before heading off to Borobudur temple. As this was outside the Yogyatrans bus route, we'd hired a scooter to make the 42km trip. Other than getting lost at a flyover strewn with roadworks (we knew where we wanted to go, but couldn't seem to get there...), the ride to Borobudur was fairly straightforward, and we stopped just outside for a traditional lunch. This was cheap and came with iced tea, ...
... due to
the light in these rooms. I slept well except for once when I apparently ate
some spoiled stuff. Everything did taste normal that is abnormal here and I
should have known not to eat. Never mind
my stomach cleaned itself out and a bit wobbly I started the next morning. By
the time I had a few hours of teaching and driving I felt really OK.
The hospitals I am seeing belong all to YAKKUM they are
small and clean, the people are ...
Yogyakarta (a word that is tough to say let alone spell) was our next destination, and we were excited... and not just because we were leaving Jakarta. We got up early to catch our train & met a lady called Keren from San Fran who was also heading the same way. The train was 8 hours and didn't feel long at all thanks to the beautiful landscapes and rice paddies, strongly reminding me of Nepal. We also passed the time chatting to a couple on the train, ...
... sellers and this time 6 markets instead of 4. We re-enter the bus and it starts to lash it down with floods of rain before we've even exited the carpark. Timed well. Everyone here is a united fan it seems and we see an unprescedented 10 shirts in one match. Back to lotus mios for pasta lunch. Hotel for internet. Lotus mios for dinner. Wife goes to sleep and then the people next door come back and make a ****load of racket. *******. Anyway another day, another year, ...
... Indonesia Batik artist and Niljs went and purchased a batik artwork from the same artist the size on a house for his new flat!!! Needless-to-say after we'd visited the place we learned that there were a number of these so-called 'schools' which were supposedly open only on a Sunday, and that our friendly Indonesian guy received a cut from directing people to them... Doh! Still the Batik we bought was original high quality stuff!!!! Prambanan ...
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Other places to stay in Yogyakarta
Jalan Prawirotaman I/15a, Yogyakarta | Hotelfrom $17
Jl. Gerilya (Jl. Prawirotaman) MG III/595, Yogyakarta | Hotelfrom $11
Jl. Prawirotaman 2 No.71, Yogyakarta | Hotelfrom $19
Jalan Prawirotaman 1. No 40, Yogyakarta | Hotelfrom $10
Jl. Prawirotaman 37, Yogyakarta | Hotelfrom $12