Da Rifi Hostel

Jl. Duku II/190, Surabaya, Java, 60400, Indonesia | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Surabaya

The Long Journey

A travel blog entry by joeljasmine on Apr 25, 2014

17 photos

... dinner/supper which was cooked by the locals. We actually stayed at the homes of the locals and it's really a humble experience. We slept in their bed, use their facilities, and we just mingled with them. Everyone treat us like one of them. They are poor but friendly, down-to-earth, and with a very good heart. We ended the night by going for a late night dip at their famous volcanic hot spring water.


Elephant Mahout

A travel blog entry by terryandlauren on Feb 11, 2014

49 photos

Whilst trekking in the jungle we made friends with another couple, Mike and Tia and the 4 of us decided to hire a car to take us to Tangkahan, a new eco village with a few guesthouses, restaurants and 8 resident Sumatran elephants! The ride was crazy bumpy as all the 'roads' were dirt tracks filled with small rocks, so we literally bounced for 2 hours in a jeep with the usual locals choice of ballads on full blast. We arrive and sign up for the elephant washing and I decide ...

Shop & Eat!

A travel blog entry by thefantastic on Dec 07, 2013

3 photos

... the Dutch and British, it was were the colonial powers based their office and where the locals stormed in to tear the Dutch flag's blue part off to reflect the Indonesia flag.

It was a terrific stay! Loving the whole colonial feel. Would have swam in we brought swimming costume. But overall the room was just so comfortable to nua.

And it was so near the largest shopping mall in Surabaya - tungjunan. Super shiok to shop especially ...

Trade description act...

A travel blog entry by lauraandy on Oct 12, 2013

3 comments, 29 photos

... on the bus was nothing short of abysmal and every bump we went over seemed to shut the air vent above our head which meant we had to keep trying to keep reaching up to open them whilst been shook for dear life. It was like some sort of Crystal Maze challenge, and the fact we had to spend the whole day on this bus must have meant we’d failed and it was an automatic lock in! It was like spending a day in a tumble dryer!

After about 6 hours we pulled in for ...

Tour DAY 2: Go ‘Wild’ over Orangutans

A travel blog entry by kyleemurray on Aug 14, 2013

19 photos

... nursing babies, or the passengers talking and texting. We also saw very young riders both male and female.
You do need to be a certain age and hold a licence, you are meant to wear helmets. But it seems either there isn't much policing or that police can be paid off. We learnt that corruption is rife. Along the way we see market stands on the side of the street. We see people adults and sometimes children walking in traffic along side vehicles selling all sorts of ...

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