Hotel Citi International Palang Merah
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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A quick nap and a few card games later the wheels hit the asphalt, an unclear welcome in what we assume was English from the captain came out the speakers and off we were. We got our visa, picked up our backpacks and headed for the exit. As soon as we exited the gate it started, the Indonesian harassment as some may call it. About 25 taxi drivers swarmed us yelling out hotel names, asking us taxi, taxi and wondering where we were going. We managed to dodge quite some of ...
... crater and started climbing, at which point t had a character transformation and suddenly became Schumacher's long lost brother but without his skill, and proceeded to drive like a madman in the rain up one side of the caldera and down the other. Cries of "Hati-hati!" (Be careful!) seemed only to spur him on and as I was in the suicide seat I was less than comfortable. Finally, however, we arrived safely at Parapat (and with a more religious view of the ...
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... thanks to a VPN - definitely invest in it if living abroad for an extended period of time), and learning bahasa. I will be happy to get out of the hotel because everyone here speaks English well and it doesn't force me to speak Bahasa everyday. However, thanks to the 24 hours Bahasa app, my language is improving! This won't help us on this trip, but essentially every other day of our roughly 19 months left here! It's hard to believe we are already over 4 months ...
Corey's point of view (May 2, 2014-May 8, 2014)
Bukit Lawang, Sumatra Indonesia- With a later flight into Medan, we arrived into Bukit Lawang around midnight. The drive was about 4hrs on a bumpy road. Our drop off spot threw us off a bit as our driver stopped on the side of the road where there was a guy on a motorbike. The guy first said let me take your bags, so we were a bit hesitant at first until he told us our accommodation was a 10min walk down a narrow pathway. The pathway ...