Hotel Mega Anggrek
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After 27hrs of travel from Newton Abbot train station to Jakarta via Piccadilly then the Heathrow connect to terminal 4 a good trip to Abu Dhabi with a pretty full plane and a few drinks we thought we could get a little shut eye on the second leg of the flight as were told it was going to be less people – wrong, totally full …
... opened in 1978 as the national mosque of Indonesia, a country that is home to the world's largest population of Muslims. Today it remains the biggest mosque in Southeast Asia, holding some 120,000, though certainly not the most beautiful. We also visited an ethnic museum.
In reality we thought Jakarta to be a huge, unattractive city that we would have happily skipped but it did give us an opportunity to rest up from our ...
... than anything the slow moving traffic could have thrown at us. Big sheets of metal, which are supposed to constitute the floor are rocking about and revealing the iron girders they're supposed to be attached to and the road below. Some local decides to get overly heavy footed when passing me and starts stamping, so I call him a ****. He doesnt appear to know what the word means but can tell by my demeanour that I am not impressed with his antics The area directly ...
... Dumbass Wander past the rip off cabs and get in a bluebird taxi. It costs 3 quid to get is all the way home, which is 4 times further than the earlier cab, and we're stuck in traffic for twenty mins. This includes an 18% tip On the way out of Ancol though the whole area is a dillapidated slum with loads of kids and old people sat round in the mid round fires made of rubbish. Massive contrast to all the rich people inside paying superinflated prices and being charged ...
... br> The boy then asked us if we wanted to buy anaconda, which he had there alive in a burlap sack that was fully knotted. We were at least curious of seeing it, so with a great deal of effort he untied the knot and gave us a look. Now, I'm not snake expert but I watch a shitload of Discovery, Animal Planet and NatGeo Wild - that was not an anaconda, that was in fact a python, a very large and slightly displeased one.
After us came another group interested in buying ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Mega Anggrek Jakarta
needed a room for 3 adults, mum dad and son.
Clean room and really comfy beds. Not right in town but near to transport.
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