Cakra Kusuma Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... towards a Bajaj driver and told him to take us to a local Puppeteering and mask maker's shop. Shadow puppet's is a big thing in Java. This I was already aware of. *Thank's Theatre Art's IB!
We arrived shortly after and watched a master create his puppet. (Using carving tools, a small nail and hammer) Want to know what they use to make the puppets? Buffalo skin!!! It's really strong and durable. One puppet takes roughly two weeks, that includes carving and being ...
... years of neglect and layers of volcanic ash built over it. It wasn't until 1814 when Java was under British control, that the British Governor of Java was told about the location of the temple and it's rediscovery began. In 1975 a huge project to uncover and reclaim the temple from the ash and jungle vines was undertaken. Since 1982 it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The rest of the day we were tired so spent the day relaxing by the ...
... Apparently. And when we come back, leaving just three or four days to survive Java's population crisis, we've booked a train to Banjul from where we will visit, amongst other attractions, Java's beautiful Green Canyon.
As I type Liza is unsuccessfully trying to chase a huge black flying insect out of the room. Huge black flying insect looks like he has a sword too. And he's beaten Liza who has given up the chase. So that's three in a bed tonight then. Nice.
... the town square, where you TRY and walk a straight line blindfolded through two trees hoping your wish will come true, swinging from Banyan tree vines and finally pigeon throwing! Yes, you read that correctly! They're homing pigeons and they drop them off somewhere kilometres away and wait for them to return. In the meantime they throw the waiting pigeons into the air who quickly return to their owners arm. Kind of like a live boomerang! Indo style! I ...
... locals and the countryside around Yogya was no exception. We lapped it all in knowing that this was going to be the final time we had such freedom on our trip and we didn't want it to end.
The scenic route also allowed us a chance to see another, more subtle temple complex called Candi Plaosan ('Candi' the word for temple in the Indonesian language). This one was more deteriorated, not as immune as Borobudur to the common volcanic eruptions of the ...