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... Dutch settler who build it. The city tour continued with a look at the University of Technology – for its traditional Sudanese designs and use of tik wood, and also a palace build by the Dutch, which includes influences in design from all major religions in Indonesia. The palace is certainly grand and now holds the Bandung parliament officials. The city tour ended with a trip to a regional village that put on a performance for us. The performance was done by children from ...
... a private car for the next day. We want to visit the nearby volcanoe and hot springs but without a car it involves many bus changes and a 10km walk, the car is £30 including the driver and fuel for 12 hours which we think is great value.
After wasting a couple of hours trying and failing to find a bank for a cash advance we make our way to tangkuban perahu (via a small floating market) and the sulphur creeps into the car before we've even parked. ...
The 3.5 hr train train ride went by in a flash; thanks to the long chat with an enjoyable Jakartan lady (who worked in a bank) called Ririn, and her English was actually quite good. We both quickly came to the conclusion that, as Ramadan is fast approaching, and as places are booking out quickly, it would be smart to book my hotel ahead of time; which is what she kindly did for me on her phone.
Once in Bandung, and after patiently ...
Kyle and I have known for quite some time now that a cat has been living in our attic, and until the last few months that it had kittens. We know this for a few reasons. Firstly, when the cat is walking around inside the attic or jumping about it shakes the entire ceiling. Many times Kyle and I have sat down for dinner or to watch TV in the living room to see the lights tremble and shake from the noise. We've informed our school, but they just reaffirmed that there's a cat, but ...
So the Angklung performance was a mix of the theatre sharing the Sundanese culture, which is the most prevalent in our area. Although we're on the island of Java hence Javanese culture, the different regions have different languages and culture, so Sundanese is primarily in Bandung. The theatre was established to share this culture, and it's a school to teach kids the culture so that it doesn't disappear. So the school part of it teaches the children the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center