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... lesson - Get a taxi ticket from the counter at airports here. They're a set price and good value and you don't get ripped off this way. For less than $6, we got a new, comfy cab ride into town to our hotel. We'd reserved a room via phone based on a recommendation from a German couple we ran into at a street stall earlier. We also met them on our boat tour.
By now, Deanne is damn tired of hearing me say things like "back in the day..." or "I was here ...
... towards a Bajaj driver and told him to take us to a local Puppeteering and mask maker's shop. Shadow puppet's is a big thing in Java. This I was already aware of. *Thank's Theatre Art's IB!
We arrived shortly after and watched a master create his puppet. (Using carving tools, a small nail and hammer) Want to know what they use to make the puppets? Buffalo skin!!! It's really strong and durable. One puppet takes roughly two weeks, that includes carving and being ...
Yangon, Myanmar to Yohyakarta, Indonesia. Cost: 1440$.
Country visited: Indonesia
Country shape classification: Fragmented
Country development classification: Developing
Specific places within country visited: Yogyakarta
Country capital city: Jakarta
Capital city population: 9,607,787
Country government type: Unitary presidential constitutional republic
Current leaders/ parties: Joko ...
... Apparently. And when we come back, leaving just three or four days to survive Java's population crisis, we've booked a train to Banjul from where we will visit, amongst other attractions, Java's beautiful Green Canyon.
As I type Liza is unsuccessfully trying to chase a huge black flying insect out of the room. Huge black flying insect looks like he has a sword too. And he's beaten Liza who has given up the chase. So that's three in a bed tonight then. Nice.
... and the dresses were cheap, around 50 k - 100 k rupiah.
Then finally we check in Santika Hotel. The man in reception desk inform me that they upgraded our room into Executive with balcony to the swimming pool. Wow.
The Japanese girls spent the night together and celebrated their first trip out of Jakarta by drinking beer. They said they went to bed around eleven. Maurin and I went to Pura Pakualaman to see folk dance. We ...