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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... celbrating the Javanese Tobacco industry, and in particular, the Sampoerna family dynasty of tobacco pickin', rollin', packin' an' sellin'. It was obviously a rags to riches story, with classic artifacts such as the founders first pushbike on display for all to admire.
And their first printing press, for those elegant cigarette packages, of yes, there's a whole cabinet of them.
... bus doesn't leave until it is full, so we left plenty of time to wait for it to fill up. Unfortunately, almost 45 minutes later... we were still the only people sitting on it. I thought that we had a good chance of leaving soonish, until the other guys on the bus got off because they weren't actually passengers... they were just the drivers mates. How annoying. After waiting a little longer, we said to the driver that we really need to leave because our train leaves at ...
... and continued for about 1 hour up the mountain and arrived at the platform quite early which was really good as it got quite crowded and it was difficult to get a nice spot to take pictures. The sunrise was amazing and we took a lot of pictures. We continued our tour with the jeep through the dunes so we could climb up Bromo (you actually walk through ...
... 12km. On the last few kms of the climb, there were 20 or 30 little wooden stalls on the roadside with women selling the most beautiful-looking strawberries, and the thought of an ice-cold strawberry smoothie kept me going until the fast, sweeping descent started. Sarangan appeared to be another of those cooler-aired mountain retreats that would be popular on a weekend with people escaping the heat of lower-level cities. As we were there on a Monday afternoon it was pretty ...
... of the viewing point, I could feel the temperature dropping with every step and tightened my coat as much as it would go. The area to get the best view of the sunset was packed by the time we reached it. There were hoards of eager, pushy tourists poised ready with their cameras and iPhones desperate to not miss the best shot. I was too tired to get involved with the crowd so found a slightly more peaceful position further back on a bench. I figured I would rather be able to ...