Grand Angkasa International Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... in Medan, the 3rd largest city in Indonesia, not expecting much- the guidebook said it is a destination frequently listed by travelers as the worst place they have visited. For once the guidebook wasn't wrong- arriving at the airport we were hassled none stop by taxi drivers offering us ridiculous prices for a ride and telling us all kinds of excuses why we couldn't get the bus that we intended to get. At every stage of us trying to find the bus people were bothering ...
... cars’. To be honest we really felt like old colonial generals cruising around their property but as Earl insisted on joining him, we all joined the ride. On the second day Earl took us golfing or at least Ben, Earl and Ivo went golfing. Marion was Ivo’s driver and also the photographer for the day. Now Ben had informed us that he was familiar with the game of golf but forgot to mention that he was pretty damn good at it. It was a great day and for Ivo’s ...
... more monkeys, a 'Ghost Bird' who can turn its head completely 360 degrees, and a pair of Monitor lizards mating (a bit of creepy voyeurism there), we headed on down to the river running through the national park, via an extremely steep descent... so much so we were basically abseiling at one point using tree roots! Ending our trek on an adrenaline high, we tubed back to Bukit Lawang along the rather rapidy river in our bikinis with two young Sumatran lads guiding us back ...
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... locate general amenities, give you advice about using the local transport and sometimes even have a free map to help you along. Not this place. Thinking his lack of attentiveness odd, we ignored it, and headed to our room. We were welcomed to a room that was dark, had a door that didn't fit, was infested with ants (leading us to stack all of our belongings precariously upon any furniture we had), a virtually non-existant mosquito net and the bed owned springs ...