Hotel Horison Bekasi
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... Town is where the Wayang and a number of other Museums are around the square. It famous for old Dutch architecture and what is considered "Amsterdam"and now to get a taxi. Taxis are not the easiest things to find or call in. There were plenty of Becaks but soon took off on a Blue Bird cab. That cab to get there cost about 2.50$ cdn. Very cheap. Originally we thought was 25$ because we were getting use to the currency and I was sitting in the back seat to notice or care too much. ...
... direction of Kelapagading. It was a nice, relaxing day.
The funniest part of the day was when I tried to warn them that we would be stared at. Not just me, but them also, for walking with a Bule. I had no idea that in both places, in the middle of a large international city, on a weekend, that I would be the only one.
I was impressed that I had only been stopped a few times for pictures or for people to ask where I was from. ...
... a Coldplay song at the desk. It was a bit awkward, as
an airport isn't a natural gigging environment and has pretty effective
acoustics that mean that your audience is quite large, but I went with
it on the basis that you never disagree with border guards who aren't American. Guard number 2 then played some Oasis on my guitar and after a few handshakes and hugs I
On the bus into the city I met a German girl called Laura, who had
... When I walked past it, it fell off its little bike in front of me and just laid there. Its eyes were so sad. I couldn't do anything but shake my head and walk past, but the sight of it stayed with me for a while. Bad enough, at the other end of the park was another group of musicians doing the same thing. I'm an avid animal lover, so it really pained me to see that. In Borneo they adored their monkeys and half the island is National Parks. But, with development and a decrease ...
... There where alot of Europeans here too which was nice to see.
After this we went to on of the teacher (Miss Icha's) church. On the way we got some fruit from a stall which had mango/watermelson/p....mix but they added chilli sauce on it. I swear these people looove they spicey food.
After a loooong day we had dinner at Miss Icha's house which was nice and her parents were sooo friendly. ...