Grand Jatra Hotel
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... to prepare. I ask couple of minutes to buy 'ants nest' (you might ask what is it) snack, for supply on the boat. We go together to the boat to load our stuffs and ready to get back to Tarakan town. It takes around 3 hours trip. The waves are bigger than before but we keep enjoy it.
Arrived at Tengkayu 1 seaport, then we take minivan to the town, to have lunch and ...
... IDR 300.000/Room/Night
3. Taxi (Home - Sepinggan Airport) : IDR 45.000
4. Sriwijaya Air Ticket (Balikpapan - Tarakan) : IDR 372.000
5. Airport Tax : IDR 40.000
6. Fried Chicken : IDR 12.000
7. Taxi (Airport - Makmur Hotel) : IDR 25.000 (shared) - IDR 50.000/One Way
8. Dinner (Seafood) : IDR 45.000
9. Karaoke in NAV : IDR 63.500/Per Hour
TOTAL COST : IDR ...
... other ticket but it's a long winded process! We stayed over night in the Sepinggan Hotel, in Borneo the cost of the room was the exact amount we saved by paying for a cheaper flight so we bought a deluxe room to stay in for the night to treat ourselves after a really long day!
After a night and day stuck in Borneo we managed to board our new flight. We were keen to take off and just when ...
... I found one with skype, a cam and headphones all working and managed to talk to family which was awesome.
Apart from that Christmas day was me watching the A-team and Date Night on star movies. Both quite good I thought. Although Eat Pray Love is one to miss.
I finally made it to Sabah and it's been awesome, see recent ...
... would arrive in the next few days.
I had to wait til 4pm for the bus out of there, but was kindly invited to stay with an ice-cream seller for the day. I slept some more on the floor of his wooden house he shared with three other people. He fed me rice and egg which went down an absolute treat and I had a squat bath out the back which was paradise.
After that I had three straight overnight bus/car rides of about ...