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... so down I went and went and went. When I finally reached the bottom I was then told “go up” - by this point I had been running for just over 30 minutes and it was now considerably hotter at the bottom of the hill. Just as I began to prepare myself for a steep hike up the other side of the hill, one of the villagers driving by pulled over and asked if I as lost and then offered me a lift to the hotel - which I gladly accepted. After ...
... we had a brief visit to Solo. It's meant a to be the second cultural capital of Java after Jogja, except a lot less westernised so still encapsulates java aide culture - so we were expecting good things, but to be honest it was quite uninteresting. We stayed in a strange run down 'paradise', palace style homestay which was located near the main cultural heart of the city. This cultural heart featured two main roads full of electrical ...
... to be hitting the Islands so missing out on the coast wasn't going to be a problem.
You can buy food on the train, but its a little overpriced, so take food and snacks, however at a few of the stations there are hawker "stalls" where you can pick cheap snacks for anything between 2000-10000.
So having in arrived in the town of Yogjakarta, my next task was to get to the village of Kaliurang. (I haven't yet explored Yogba, but should over the ...
... spring onion (and meat if you're into that) wrapped up in a parcel of crispy batter shell and deep fat fried.
Nasi oseng oseng is rice and sizzle. Which means it can be different on different days, but generally it's rice topped with fried tofu, tempe and beansprouts wrapped up in a banana leaf. I ate this a lot in Solo, because it's one of the few things which doesn't seem to have vast amounts of added sugar.
... the next day, an impossible task. Bandung Bondowoso prays to the spirits for their support and shortly before midnight 999 temples are completed. The princess, Rara Jonggrang, seeing that he will complete the task and still unwilling to marry him, calls the women in the area to start the morning tasks, causing also the animals to wake up and start making noises, while she runs to the east and starts a fire that looks like a sunrise. When the spirits see the light and notice ...