Duta Garden Hotel
Travel Blogs from Yogyakarta
... to told at each one they were full. Personally I was quite pleased because I wouldn't have felt safe in any of them. After trying 4 places, an hour later the driver was near bursting point so with nothing left to do we asked him to take us to the nearest big well known hotel hoping that a more expensive place maybe a little more normal and comforting. So gone midnight he pulled up to a very posh looking glass door entrance to the lobby of ...
... alone go rock climbing at 4. He didn’t stop to question, helping Hannah on her way to the top of the wall, where another crowd had formed, one that had clearly gotten their earlier – they were not amused with these wall scaling shena****ns. They were less amused when Andy emerged seconds later and probably even less so when a few others followed suit. We had done it; we had reached the top courtesy of our sneaky shortcut. If only the sunrise ...
... but paranoid our driver was going to fall asleep I sat beady eyed all the way to Hotel Manohara, our gateway to the Borobudur sunrise.
We safely arrived at the hotel and were issued our passes and torches (it was pitch black). We then walked up to the temple and climbed the huge stairs up to the top - still in pitch black - which was very eerie!
We took our seats on a stupa looking east and waited for the sun to rise. It was very cloudy so we didn't ...
... that smiles for granted.
So that led us to our fourth and final flight within 24 hours from Jakarta to Yogyakarta where we'll be until Sunday before we head to BALI where I can process the new age of 27 and the fact that I can conquer the world after my kickassness (?) the last 24 hours.
Lets just say I'll fork over the extra money next time instead of doing all this hopping around.
... br> the local mosque. It's time for one of his 5 prayers. He takes off
his shoes, washes his hands and gets in to the « mushall »
for his 10 minutes prayer. I stay in front of the mosque and listen
to some Manu Chao. « Proxima Estacion Esperanza ». I have
nothing against religion when it's not done our of obsurantist
tradition only or for political purpose. When it's done as a life
belief, as something to bring people together, then the message ...