Djody Hostel & Hotel
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... oldest market. It was good for a wander around but nothing really that would interest any of us.
Except the music shops. Per was on a mission to find an instrument he could carry with him so he could still play. He was missing his band back in Sweden so off we went into probably half a dozen different shops.
He is a great musician but it was really funny when he went into one (they combine the sport shops with music shops here) and tried to play the tube used ...
... whilst stood cooling down were joined by a friendly teacher (again, another teacher) interested to hear what our plans were. As soon as Kate mentioned that we were heading to two of the biggest temples he became very concerned and told her that she needed to buy a traditional sarong from the market as they were very expensive to hire at the temple, in fact they cost even more than the hefty entrance fee. Luckily the teacher had found a perfect stall in the market ...
... with it and spend another 34 pounds for the accommodation. I spent the afternoon messaging people at home for some moral support, resting in bed and watching TV as I was exhausted and loving my big bathroom and luxurious shower. For dinner I headed to the airport mall and bought myself a Nandos to cheer myself up. I ate my dinner in bed just to enjoy the moment that bit more! It was delicious! And I really did feel lots better by the evening. I think it's safe to say I saved the ...
... rupiah, which sounded wrong to me, compared to what I heard from others. He tried to sell me a ticket before getting on the bus, but I rejected and said I was going to get my ticket once on board. He didn't like that and said it wouldn't make a difference because he was the ticket controller on that bus. Anyway I got on the bus and asked the others what they paid and asked the guy selling the tickets if it was 50.000. He confirmed so I got my ticket. But then the other man came ...
... be the main attraction to the monument but to me they were. I spent hours photographing and admiring the interesting displays of history though these carvings. The main attraction of the Monas, I'm sure, would be the lift which takes you to the top of the tower. Unfortunately the lift was broken on my trip here so I couldn't go to top but I can imagine you would see stunning views of Jakarta's CBD from up there.
We left the Monas a few hours after arriving and was back ...
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