TripAdvisor Reviews Grand Malino Bukittinggi
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... 160;It was basically a mosquito-infested dump, and as our room was directly above some sort of live music bar, it meant that we didn’t have a great night’s sleep. We did get to try out our mozzie nets for the first time though, and they seemed to do the job. To add to the overall experience, Dara became the second of our group to get "Indonesia belly" and was in no fit state to cycle the following morning. This was a short, easy day (funny ...
... and no cover, the cages, all made of concrete, no trees, no green. The cages were way too small and hosting a variety of animals that do no belong there: cockatoos, tigers, orangutans, bears, gibbons, parrots, pelicans, macaques, elephants (chained) and many more. I find it hard to pick the most shocking one. People were throwing their rubbish in the cages that were visibly never cleaned because or the litter everywhere. Most ...
... and I waited on the bus. I really didn't want to go into a packed restaurant to be stared at. The Sumatran's are lovely people but we were back to staring again. While on the bus I saw a cockroach creep along the top of the seat in front of me, I flicked him away and hopefully out of the van. Then I heard some crazy man shouting as he walked past the open door of the van. I slouched down in the seat and hoped he wouldn't see me. Thankfully he moved along shouting at ...
... I have come across. Greener than green rice paddies with the sparkling lake as a backdrop, surrounded by the volcanic crater rim. There were many fisherman tending to their fish farms and the kids were out flying kites.
For dinner I tried another of the local foods that had been recommended… Martabak – similar to a folded pancake stuffed with, in this case, chicken and veg… very good! I chatted with a young Scottish girl who wore her ...
... we take a short stroll through the paddies and then spending the rest of the afternoon relaxing in our hammocks. Life is very peaceful here with locals living day to day, tending to their animals and crops and chatting the day away with family.
The following morning we wake to beautiful sunshine and set off on a short hike through the local village and into the jungle. I get very soggy feet as we pass through many streams to reach 4 different waterfalls. ...
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