HW Hotel Padang
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- High-speed internet in room
- Banquet room
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Travel Blogs from Padang
... beach. I wasn't the only one hiring a bike that day, so later that evening, we doubled up on the 2 bikes and had a night out.
If i'd had longer in Panang i'd have taken the bike the following day along the coast as there are some fantastic beaches in this region, some of which are even suitable for surfing. Though the surfing can wait until i'm in Bali. The reason i didn't have longer is because i had a flight to catch. I've now spent almost 3 weeks of my 8 ...
... of waves and two or three I hit at the right time and speed to be pushed (lying on my stomach) towards the beach for a couple of meters. When this worked out it was great fun.
I think next time I have a couple of days at a beach like this and there is a course for surfing I might sign up for proper lessons. I'm sure it's great fun. Some of the Indonesian lads who were surfing there, surely seem to enjoy it a lot.
As the tide went out we had a ...
... traditional way of life. I chat with a chap who does beautiful wood carvings for a living who is very pleased to have the opportunity to practice his English. I pass the local school and the village well before heading back to the beach to watch all the men and boys work together to pull in the fishing nets.
I have been surprised to meet quite a few families traveling with young children in Sumatra. I think this is brave yet such a great experience for Western kids. As well ...
... AC machine. Pure bliss after 10 days of being in the jungle. What was only going to be a quick stop over in Padang soon became 4 nights as we keep extending our stay. Just as we were leaving the Mentawais we met a German guy who had said some of the best food in the world is in Padang. Chris had also heard from a fellow traveller the same thing. Although it was only rumours our curiosity had been stirred and as food enthusiasts we had to find out if it were ...
... to the uncovered deck. It's pleasant outside but there's only a few benches that are filling up fast and I don't like the idea of being exposed to the elements out at sea for the night so we opt to stay in the main seating area. After wondering around in circles for quite some time we find a spare spot that seems to have a space reserved on the floor but nothing on the chairs. A helpful Indonesia lady says that the seats are free so we settle in and claim our spot. ...