Le Grandeur Balikpapan
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
TravelPod Member ReviewsLe Grandeur Balikpapan
After days of traveling on and off, it was lovely to stop and rest in such a beautiful environment. The boys enjoyed the pool, buffet breakfast catered to both international and Indonesian tastes. Staff were lovely and very friendly. Beach views were amazing.
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Took a bus from the harbour up through the countryside to the Elephant Safari Park. On the way saw a Balinese wedding, shrines, rice paddies and a lots of motor bikes.
The elephant ride was fun and the lunch was delicious. We watched some young elephants perform and caught a glimpse of a wedding where the bride and groom arrived on an ...
... with hundreds of local people exercising, relaxing and playing with family and friends. Food carts were set up, street stalls selling balloons were there, there were even fairground rides for kids running. It's 7am for Christ's sake! Turns out this area, just outside the pertamima housing estate, is a local hub for socialising and more impressively, exercising (hey, having spent a year living in Malaysia, masses of the population voluntarily exercising is ...
... in an illegal way T_T.
On 2nd day we explored Samarinda, the capital city of East Kalimantan, traveled from Balikpapan to Samarinda, the journey was so far from Balikpapan to Samarinda, more than two hours by car. there's no traffic jam as the roads are straight, well i fell asleep when on journey which i rarely did, the roads were full with forests and jungle everywhere, We arrived in Samarinda, we passed the Mahakam gate, the biggest gate in Samarinda, ...
... S21, you could actually still see the blood stains left on the floors from the torturing and the walls were scratched in blood with words in Cambodian. It was an eerie place to be, especially for a building that was once used to captivate and open children’s minds….. That is now a museum for the tortured and dead. It is no wonder wandering around the city there are not that many older people…. They were all killed.
S21 was an eye ...
... a protective mother hen, and wanted them to hold my hand, which was insane considering the amount of people we were trying to navigate around to get to our transport bus that was going to take us and all of our suitcases to the Hotel.
With out a hitch we did make it to the Le Grandeur, which we were all very impressed with, it's right on the water and had a wonderful ...