Narwastu Guest House
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Continental Breakfast
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This will be a short and sweet entry... After our lovely flight with a TV and a free drink and crackers included we arrived in Jakarta. We flew into here as it was so much cheaper than flying straight to Bali (our flight was only £30, and it was £130 to get to Bali) so it was just somewhere to fly to and then we were planning on getting a train to Bali for £10... However we had a slight situation! Haha! When we arrived we were so tired from only having two hours sleep ...
... using a blurry map. The evening had the potential to go so wrong, but the kids and the locals were pretty harmless in the grand scheme of things. Although the crime rate and theft is surprisingly low in Jakarta, we still felt like one wrong turn could have got us in a lot of trouble. Safe and sound back home, we packed our bags, had a beer and went to bed.
The next morning, we woke up at 5am as we had an early train to catch. The train station was organised ...
... More hottub action but this time we go so far as to turn on the jaccuzzi jets. Very cool but it smells of damp. The guy running the gym is a united fan. He is a bit dispondant that they lost at home to tottenham. Who next he says? Stoke maybe? Could be worse son, could have lost to Southend Now we are starving. We walk across the road to check out options but it's all chinese and don't want another repeat of new years eve so we wander back down the road that we ate ...
... overnight train to Yogyakarta the jumping off point for Borobudur. Despite being economy class and only taking 8hrs the ticket cost 220,000INR! This i find shockingly expensive but was the cheapest ticket available. No way can ‘ordinary’ Indonesians afford this. I have a feeling there must be one fare for foreigners and one for locals. Then went to the National Museum which Lonely Planet states is "the best of its kind ...
... over the course of the day). Candi Borobodur (Borobodur Temple); is Indonesia’s most visited tourist site that unfortunately (for me) wasn’t made out of candy! It was a very impressive temple first built in 842 AD and found again by Sir Thomas Raffles (think Raffles Hotel in Singapore) in the early 1800’s. It has carved murals (1460 to be exact!) around the various levels of the temple. It had Buddha in see through stupas, and ...