HARRIS Hotel Tebet
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So when I leave a country, I like to reflect on the lessons it's taught me. Ah indulge me. It's been a long time.
1. You can carry anything on a motorbike, including a goat, all of your chickens, a picnic table, a hundred helium-filled balloons and a bicycle. And if you're Javanese, you can probably carry them all at the same time.
2. Getting over a language barrier is only the first step in being able to communicate. There's a second layer of ...
... with it and spend another 34 pounds for the accommodation. I spent the afternoon messaging people at home for some moral support, resting in bed and watching TV as I was exhausted and loving my big bathroom and luxurious shower. For dinner I headed to the airport mall and bought myself a Nandos to cheer myself up. I ate my dinner in bed just to enjoy the moment that bit more! It was delicious! And I really did feel lots better by the evening. I think it's safe to say I saved the ...
... Once on the other side we turned down a narrow street. First we passed a small cemetery filled with graves that were all elevated about six inches or so off the ground and covered with a blanket of grass. Shortly after passing the cemetery we passed a small hole in the wall barber shop. John had been wanting to get his hair cut so Katherine asked how much the teen charged to cut. The price was right and twenty minutes later John had a new do. The haircut ended with a ...
... of footpaths & so many little shops & stall in the middle of what I think should be footpath that you have to walk on the road amongst the cars & motor bikes half the time anyway. There are lines of 10 – 20 people on bikes on the side of the road offering rides & cars & small buses will pull over & ask if you want a lift! On our 10 minutes walk we must have
been offered lifts at least 30 times. My ...
... would have been horrible to try to leave a country i have never entered. I took a taxi from the airport and with my luck I had the third time, like always when i flew into a country, a taxi driver who had no idea where my hostel is. I had the address but this only helped him to find the area. After about 30min of searching and asking we finally found the hostel. He wanted more money because he had to look and drive around for the hostel. Of course ...