Le Grandeur Balikpapan
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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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... Mulu Marriott?" We nodded and climbed aboard,before someone changed their minds,as we had not arranged any transport,we were the only passengers,there was only one road,about 3-4 miles long,our hotel was right on the edge of the jungle,at the very end of said road,we crossed a small wooden bridge and we were there,a whole 5 nights of peace and tranquility,Heaven! The next morning we were up and exploring the various trails,most of them ...
... I had to take deep breaths,just to continue,eventually reaching the other side. I looked at Jenny's face,then realised here was yet another section,as long this time as the first two sections,we couldn't go back,so had to carry on eventually reaching safety,God,I was scared! This bridge we later found out was in 4 sections,158 metres long and 41 metres high! Never again! The next day we did ...
... 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 ...