Holiday Inn Bandung
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- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Free airport shuttle
- Smoking rooms available
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Travel Blogs from Bandung
... field, with row upon row of tea leaves, for as far as the eye could see. It was definetely a sight to behold. Next up was the volcanic hot springs. It was 30,000 Rupiah (£1.50) for the entrance ticket here. There are a mixture of hot and cold sulphur pools. It's like getting into a bath and depending on where you sit, you can feel the natural jets bubbling up from below. It can get a little too hot in places, which is when you move into one of the cold pools. It's great to ...
... having to wait while someone from the hotel runs out to a local shop, before being presented with a dusty, room temperature bottle. For the first time in over three weeks there was a choice of carbohydrate other than rice at dinner - mashed potatoes - and the piece de resistance being breakfast the following morning that even included baked beans.
On Wednesday morning we turned and briefly left the coast behind us, with a long-but-gentle climb from sea-level up to ...
Take us to the hot springs please chauffeur! These hot springs are a complex of maybe a dozen different pools but we head for the largest. As usual we attract a lot of attention and Terry poses for some pics. It's quite busy but still enjoyable.
Next stop is a tea house where we expect to see tea plantations but actually it's a cafe overlooking a stage where a drama group is rehearsing a performance.
Next we head to town to ...
... of the preformers were children who had had their school in the morning (or so I was assured). Angklungs are bamboo instruments that, when struck, vibrate at a certain note. There are different versions, some very complicated (like a percussion instrument with over 30 different notes) to a very simple hand held one that has its single note.
Eventually, after being shown was they could do and with some interesting variations like adding a rock riff and ...
... food cart and it was delicious. Neza joined us and it was great to spend one last evening with everyone. ... For dessert we had this vanilla liquid stuff from a very popular food stall. There had to be over 30 people lined up for this stuff! We sat down and there were a few begging children. I believe that money would either be spent the wrong way, or that the children would never see a dime die to the parents slave commission. ...