Grand Cemara Hotel
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My name is Yanyi and I’m from Shanghai,
China. I’m currently spending 4 weeks in total at IHF Jakarta center. My main
local task is to teach English to first to fourth grade. Since teaching small
children can be very hard for beginners like me, the staff here has been
incredibly helpful. And when you see the children giving their efforts to learn
and making progress, it’d be eventually worth it. Plus, the children ...
... speaker to say the flight would be delayed because of a signalling problem .. Bloody typical just my luck !!!!!! Of course the flight arrived in Kuala Lumpur airport half an hour late and it took loads longer than usual for the baggage to arrive, which had me running through the airport like a mad woman trying to find the check in desk for my next flight from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap, which is a different flight but with the same airline. I was then told the check in had closed ...
... but when we showed up it was closed. So we went to an Indonesian food place next door. The food was so good and so spicy. John loves the spicy food and probably would have even liked it more spicy. I got a vegetable dish with peanut sauce and cashews that came with these interesting crispy chip like things on the side. John got a coconut curry-ish soup and a traditional rice dish that had seafood in it. We are glad that we got to taste real Indonesian food and look forward to ...
... nets laying about, wrapped cargo bags being hoisted by the crane, there were bags and boxes wrapped with a strop, there was some poor blokes flat screen TV almost bent double by the strop, they didn’t seem to bothered by the way anything that was hoisted aboard (or who was underneath the load) there must have been 5-6 people in charge of the crane, they were all giving directions to the crane driver
There were lots of locals on board all selling water, food, toys all kinds of ...
... than 300 ethnic groups of Indonesia and came away with an appreciation of its diversity.
Traditional culture? Check.
After our visit to the museum, we walked around the huge gated park that surrounds the National Monument, a stark white pillar poking the sky with a golden flame on top, until we found an entrance. It was a long hot walk down one of the roads leading to the huge square, and when we reached the monument, we were told to go back across ...