Aston Tropicana Hotel Bandung
Travel Blogs from Bandung
Had a late start to the day today and for a change instead of going down the hill we went up the mountain. Up to the site of an active volcano. It started to rain half way up so had to hire umbrellas so we could walk over to the edge. A couple of quick photos and we were off for lunch. The rain became quite heavy and ...
... for £40, I had managed to get myself a flight to Bandung in Java and saved myself almost a week of travelling. Even better the taxi I had hired to get me to the Airport got me there earlier than I was expecting.
Arriving in Bandung I didn't know what to expect. The Airport is tiny. You literally stop of the train and into arrivals. A taxi to the train station will cost about 40,000 and the majority of the cheap places to stay can be only ...
... people that talked really loud. Myself, Janet and Brian shared chicken and beef satay, pad thai and Singapore noodles. Not bad at all.
Another early night and it's off to Pangandaran in the morning. We were warned that it is a long road trip. We have mostly ladies on board so I anticipate lots of breaks!
Fun fact: Indonesians serve chocolate sprinkles at the breakfast table! Haven't figured out what they put it on but it sounds good to ...
... saying or typing it...so my sister named it Fred, and it's stuck ever since.
Well, despite the fact that one of the drivers (Asep the Awesome) has been popping into our house to check up on it and clean it twice a week, when Kyle walked into our house we realized that Fred was everywhere - and I mean it honestly. With the humidity and the rain lately, everything had Fred on it.
Fred was deeply rooted into the actual mattress of our bed, as well as ...
... leave because he was getting so sick....unfortunately for him, he got the scolding of his life from his wife not only that night but the following day.
Banks was just taking it, and people in the bar were coming around and taking pictures with the boys, especially with the viking helmets.
Well we left when the bar closed, so that's how you know it's a good night, but then I had to get us into a taxi. So it was me, drunken Kyle, drunken Banks, and the drunken Indian ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services