Garden Palace Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
TravelPod Member ReviewsGarden Palace Hotel Surabaya
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... planes take off and land before boarding our next flight to Surabaya. This leg was 4 ½ hours and we had a second lunch on board.
We landed at 7:15 pm local time and made our way to the luggage carousel. It took a long time for our first bag to appear and then there was a long gap until the second bag. We waited until the very end when they shut off the carousel and my bag still hadn’t shown up! We then had to file a lost claim which Anoop filled out. She ...
... every day is gross? But to me it just didn't feel like a real shower, and I could just go a couple of days without and shower properly when I was at a hotel again.
And then, I had this sudden paradigm shift. Do you ever have a moment of clarity where you suddenly see yourself from the point of view of the person you're interacting with? As polite as they were being, I could see now that to them we must be the most disgusting people in the ...
... area, roughly 15 km from the volcano itself. We waited in the car for an hour or so before transferring to a jeep with a new driver, in order to manage the steeper incline and less well maintained roads on our ascent of Penanjakan mountain. From here we would watch the sun rise over Bromo. Felix, Chay and I put on some extra layers, the first time for me whilst in Asia. We then disembarked from the jeep and hiked up the mountain for 30 minutes until we reached an excellent ...
... this unbelievable display, Mount Bromo came into view, and at that same moment gave an ominous rumble, and emitted a huge cloud of white and yellow sulphurous steam, informing us that this area was still a very active volcanic caldera. Once the lightshow was over, and day was fully upon us, we walked back to our 4x4, Dan and I listening and chuckling at the conversation between Owen and Mandy “Look potatoes” “Yes, I know, I grow those ...
... flight was delayed 2 hours and we would have missed our connecting flight back to Sg.
At Jakarta airport we decided to burn some time and get a massage. For 60 000 Rupiahs we got a 30 minute head, neck and body massage. Dougie and I were welcomed and directed to what we thought was a waiting room by a woman. To our horror 2 Indonesian men followed us in and told us to sit down. Without hesitation they started violently rubbing our shoulders!