Hotel 1001 Malam
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We have to check out at 12.00 today but our train isn't until 2am tomorrow, so we leave our luggage in a cupboard under the stairs in the foyer and have quite a long boring day ahead. We take a wander round the town & shopping mall for four hours and even find a cheeky burger in a McD. When we come out of the mall It has been raining so we …
We have gone for the easy option today again to get to Yogyakarta, a car & driver cost 30,000 (£17) for a couple of hours journey and it's Saturday so buses would have been crowded. Reception tell him where we want to go but half way through he tries to ask us but he doesn't speak English, so we just say Tugu railway station, our …
... But he was able to direct us to the studio so it was worth humoring him. We spent a few hours in the studio and picked up some fantastically colorful pieces that will really enliven the walls of the office.
We then walked back to the hotel in 90 degree heat, battling the throngs of shoppers that were out in force this evening. I'm simply too exhausted to type anymore tonight but Gwynn insists I upload some photos as she feels that's all people really care about. Say it isn't ...
... moving. Again just as we reach the safety of transport it starts to **** down. Family around us on the planes consisted of someone who looked like a recovering crack addict, a fat female ozzy osbourne, a small child who kicked Leahs seat until takeoff, and a young girl who looked vaguely normal so was probably the responsible one holding the family together and back from ruin. Goodbye to:- traffic wavers, more mopeds than people, ancient Hindu temples, crowded luggage ...
... Sirsak. I wanted to eat the fruit, but was only able to get juice at the restaurant, and decided to wake up early the next day and find myself a breakfast sirsak at the local market.
The local marked lied 10 minutes away from the hotel walking, and it was a really nice experience going there to find the fruit: the memories of markets in colombia immediately came to me after arriving to the market: stands everywhere I could look, ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel 1001 Malam Yogyakarta
beautiful garden inside the house. very nice rooms which are perfectly clean. more we would normally expect for us as budget travellers.
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