Travel Blogs from Jakarta
It started in Singapore.
"Jakarta is like... imagine Singapore, 20 years ago, but... covered in ****".
I have supportive friends. But at least he got me drunk, which as everyone knows is the best thing for jetlag.
I'd heard very mixed things about Jakarta. Actually, that's untrue. I'd heard very bad things about Jakarta. …
... Apparently in that same moment Rick walked away to check the board. And there were multiple dunkin donuts, and he thought I was going to be coming into a different gate which would have put me right in front of the dunkin. Then when I asked people where the dunkin was, they pointed me towards another one. It was a 20 min catastrophe where I was panicking, then I circled back to where I exited originally and found him! Lovely!
... cargo on motorbikes too! Some of the highlights would have to be rolls of fabric, plastic mannequin legs, large dogs, & sleeping (& quite little) children who look like they are about to topple off onto the road!
All the Indonesians we have been working with; our drivers, the organizers at the shopping center, & the shopping center staff we share our change room with are really lovely & despite a ...
... There were no records to hand that I could photograph. However, the guy who I spoke to said he would pass on my details to the pastor who gives a service on Sundays at 5, and if he could, he would send me any relevant documents (re births and baptisms) by email.
I saw the national memorial and then began to walk home. It got dark quickly and it was still quite early (6pmish). On the way to my hotel I was walking home and I looked at my book for one moment and then I fell ...
... I could get my bearings on the place. Once down again, I met a man who tried to sell me postcards and a personal guided tour (the first person to try and sell me anything since I arrived - very different than other places I have been) but he did suggest the mosque and cathedral. The mosque is called Mesjid Istiqlal, the biggest in indochina 5 stories high and can accommodate 200,000 people when full of capacity. I was ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAvissa Suites Jakarta
It was comfortable and everything worked well. The staff were helpful. Not the best location if you're a tourist, but if you're going on business then it works.
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