Arion Swiss-Belhotel Kemang Jakarta
Travel Blogs from Jakarta
... service. Most of the journey we just went past rice fields but towards the end it became a lot more thought provoking. First if all we went through a lot of shanty towns, similar to those in Bangkok but the last section had people living in cardboard shelters literally between the train lined. The train had to slow to a crawl so that it could squeeze through the gap. We saw children ...
... hangover lunch and had full body massages done at Ezta's house which were sooooooo good!!!! Best massage I've ever had. Sunday is all about chilling so me and Anna watched a chick flick in bed and took it easy. Were both feeling emotional because tomorrow is the day Anna goes home and we are separated until the end of September this is the last time on our trip where we will be falling asleep next to each other ...
... add more pictures to yesterday's post because the upload thing would not work last night. Sadly, there are no pictures from today. Sorry.
# of countries: 36
# of cities: 75
# of bus rides: 19
to be scrupulously followed :
- 4.00 am :
wake up bell
- 4.30 to
6.30 am : free meditation in the hall
- 6.30 :
- 8.00 to
9.00 : meditation with the teacher
to 11.00 : free meditation in the hall
- 11.00 :
to 1.00 pm: questions to the teacher for those who want
pm to ...
... been clever here - we have booked a place to stay in advance, and a driver is waiting for us with our names on a card, like the celebrities that we would love to be. Jakarta is a notorious city in the travellers' world. It has an eye-watering population of over 20 million and is sometimes referred to as "The Big Durian", after The Big Apple, New York. A durian is regarded as the stinkiest fruit in the world so this nickname is not flattering. Everything we hear and read about this ...