Ibis Rajawali Surabaya
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I choose a hotel for no other reason than it was there, had an early meal in the restaurant of the ever popular sate ayam and retired for an early night. With a whole day to wait for the boat I decided to be a Tourist for the day. The Hotel advised that I should see the famous clove cigarette factory which was just a block away, not really my thing …
The bus trip from Prapat to Bukittingi was far better than I had anticipated after reading the horror stories in Lonely Planet. The roads have obviously been improved, and the trip which used to take between twenty and thirty hours is now supposed to be thirteen hours. It actually took seventeen. We had one breakdown and the bus got stuck in a …
... running around and then headed back home to have a quick dinner. Then we were off to the airport for another hour long drive. Anoop went in through security to pick it up off the carousel and returned an hour later without my bag… it hadn’t shown up… again!!! So we went back outside and called Hong Kong again. Apparently, this time, my luggage tag had been ripped off and so it hadn’t been put on the flight – but they did know that it was my ...
... 4am now, we waited patiently for the sun to rise to our left, whilst we looked to our front over the flat dark-grey sands towards Mount Bromo and the two other active volcanoes beside it, Semeru and Batok. This is very possibly the most stunning scenery I have ever had the privilege of witnessing. As I stood there taking in this breathtaking view it didn't seem real, it was so jaw dropping. We were joined by a friendly German couple from Munich of similar age, and with each ...
As we exited the hotel to make our way to the 4x4, we were approached by a new breed of hawker, selling woolly hats of all things. Yes it was chilly, but nowhere near what I would consider cold enough to buy one! We piled into the back of the 4x4 which smelt heavily of petrol from carrying jerry cans up the mountain all day (everything that's used, everything that’s needed for these communities, has to be brought up the hill by ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsIbis Rajawali Surabaya
Nice business hotel with English speaking staff located in historic precint. Everything worked really well including english TV would stay here again for sure.
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