Hotel Citi International Palang Merah
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Citi International Palang Merah Medan
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... the break. As an American, if you try to rent a car and/or motorbike, if you don't understand how 1 lane can easily become a jam of 3 vehicles side by side, passing another with no consistency, you will surely put yourself in danger as well as anyone else on the road. I highly discourage trying to get behind the wheel, anywhere. Even in a small village like Bukit Lawang. Defensive drivers, have no chance here.
So what comes with travel are the unexpected ...
... continuously honking the horn for no apparent reason. It was like a slalom without the technical control, boy were we happy to arrive safely. Upon arriving at Bondowoso bus station we walked another 3 km to our accommodation, checked in and stumbled down on our beds. A total of 12 hours travelling had passed and we were exhausted. We were actually ready to hit the sack but guess what, we didn’t! Instead we ended up climbing a volcano for two and a half hours at 2am in ...
... Our guide, Ricky, however, recommended not visiting the feeding platform, as at this time of year the Orang-Utans do not always turn up for feeding as they can find the same food just as easily on their own in their surrounding environment. We much preferred the idea of trekking into the rainforest and catching a glimpse of some Orang-Utans orangin' around naturally! Meeting our local Sumatran guide, Ricky (hmm interesting Indonesian name...), we set off into the ...
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... were no restaurants (only hotels and bakeries), with the only one in the book (supposedly open 24hrs a day) closed. We searched for tourist information and found only a small hut that was staffed by two Indonesians with barely any English, who kindly gave us maps, that we later realised were incorrect. Fed up and hungry, we ended up in the McDonalds of the local Plaza.
One aspect of Medan that was hard to get around was the lack of wifi or ...