Travel Blogs from Jakarta
... situation and this officers obvious misuse of power. I told Jim that he was clearly disliked by the officer. After a number of hours, Jim was called over and told to come back in two days time. He was also told to wear long pants and a collared shirt next time. We went back two days later and had to wait for a few more hours and then we got our visas! This was cause for celebration. Where to go next?
ECO-CYCLING & LOVE POEMS - We decided to take an industry ...
... quarter to 9 rather than something sensible. Seriously..... We got up and I got back on the Situplates routine to try and make the most of not drinking for a month. There is no point being miserable for 30 days and still being a fat ******* at end of it. I have a quick try to find a closer laundry and today found two within walking distance in the direction we are heading anyway. The internet is a funny old place. Also it turns out we've got a caffeine shortage in ...
... Marley, the trinket stalls, the very overheated "living statues".. the humidity taking it's toll on makeup etc.. the abundance of local foods to sample.. a few rupias and a smorgasbord is yours!
With tummies and memories full, it is back to the not soo bad traffic jams and home for a cool off/ rest time.. ahh, the pool was divine..
Thanks Jakarta.. Day One was great.. see you tomorrow..whoo hoo!
... the bad kind. Like I've never seen before in all my travels. Why do people bother driving, you cant get anywhere in under an hour. Eventually made it to the main station to buy my train ticket for the following morning (yup, I hadn't factored in the 20 hours of travelling with no sleep, hallucinating a little on the bus and believing that all the Indonesians were talking in German, what the F?). Still, got the ticket and all set, only one night in this beast of a ...
... Tickets to Yogyakarta purchased for the morning and we were ready for bed once again. As soon as we decided to head back, it began to rain. Not to worry as we were only a few minutes from the hotel. Reaching a major road crossing and the heavens opened biblically. Stranded, and with no coats it was a call between drowning and waiting it out. We chose both… No way could rain this heavy last long, but a frustrating hour later we gave up and trudged home very ...
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Setiabudi, Jakarta | Hostelfrom $11