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... I drank and it wasn’t looking good for a while. It’s really bad when you can’t communicate and the little tiny map on the hotel card didn’t help much. Add to that, it was a holiday and some of the streets were blocked, including the one we had to get on. So after an hour and a little gesturing, we figured out that we had to get out and walk. There was no way we were going to get dropped off at the hotel. Taxi ride cost us almost 30000 IRD or $3CDN. Luckily, ...
This morning we met up with Armey for a walkabout in the "real" Jakarta. We started with the colonial Dutch buildings surrounding a central square in the old part of the city. Since obtaining freedom from Dutch rule in 1945, Indonesia has let its Dutch buildings largely fall into ruin, in an expression of animosity. One notable exception is Cafe Batavia, a gorgeous two story building with large windows, high ceilings, ...
... knew me. I started by saying hello and introducing myself... or I tried to, at least. The kids (not all of them are kids but most here were) were answering questions about me for the other students. I've never had to answer (and NOT answer) so many questions about myself.
I had planned a couple games but I couldn't even get to them. It was, quite literally, more information about myself than I've given in an interrogation (or at least questioning by police). Or a lie detector test. ...
... and for the ladies to cover up clothing wise
- remove sunglasses when talking with people
- ask permission before taking photos
- rubber time (like island time) expect things to be late
- no malaria
- use insect repellent
- dealing with hawkers and how to bargain
- how much to tip a porter 5,000 Rp, 20,000 Rp local ...
... and plead with the waiter happy hour specials but we lost. We got the corner table and ordered 2 ritas each and tacos, quesadillas, and tostadas. Mani and sony were so excited to have mexican and i realized that they must not eat this frequently so it was a once dinner out for them. It wad lovely catching up but we were pooped and headed home.