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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
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... t blame them. However, for us it seemed a shame to miss the most populous city in SEA and capital of Indonesia. Especially as we've seen every other capital city during our trip. We started our day in the capital eating a big bowl of delicious noodle soup at a nearby street food vendor. Despite the pace of life in the rapidly growing city, a very friendly local couple soon started talking to us. They were keen to get to know us and as were we with them. Not a scenario ...
... was time to try some surfing. She came back in a while, and gave me some basic directions and left me on my own. One of the most basic advice was when you go under a wave and if you get caught in the roll, don't struggle and you will float up again. Stay alive! :) I was going to try hard not to disappoint her in that last part. Well, so I climbed on the board and started floating towards the waves. In the next half hour, I had some bad moments and couple of ...
After that awful journey, we changed and got as dry as best we could which was difficult as all our belongings were soaking wet.
All four of us jumped in a taxi back to Berau. Kayla and Kevin jumped in their own and we all headed for the airport.
The mood in the car was strange.
Anger was dissipating and as the adrenaline that got us through it also subsided, we were all very very tired. Although the events of the boat trip were still being discussed ...
... before leaving for the wedding. This is not your traditional western style wedding. There are many activities that take place before the reception (well I will call it that) which I attended. Picture taking is well in advance as they had huge pictures of the couple doing the hand holding and staring into each other’s eyes thing (sorry about the non-romantic description). Church service was in the afternoon.
There were multiple ...
So today was a 4am start, me and Anna were picked up at about 5am by the taxi driver who took us to Jakarta airport. Anna was flying home today and unfortunately she was in a different terminal to me, which meant a quick goodbye as she left the taxi and I saw her walking towards the airport entrance it's going to be so strange traveling alone after spending so much time with her in the last three months and literally doing everything together!! ...