Istana Batik Ratna Hotel Jogja
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Very clean, compared to others at a similar rate, and excellent value for money
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... my morning run today, myself, Sandra and Steph went to a private school of around 10 students to practice conversation in little groups. The students were mainly 18/19 years old so had a pretty good grasp of English. We are now sitting across the road at a coffee shop with my first WiFi since Bali... So for the rest of the day, who knows, even the next few days I've no idea what we will be doing, but I'm loving it so far and look forward to updating again soon... ...
... to the two temples we had our eyes on prior to arrival and would include a sunrise from the top of a hill nearby. Now very hungry we walked out the guesthouse and in to the Italian restaurant across the road; the food was nice and the atmosphere pleasant! With a 4am departure the next day we headed back to Indomart (the staff must've been wondering what was going on with us) to prepare and in the five minutes we were in there emerged to a terrific downpour. Fortunately I had my ...
... gained a
wife or, your my wife now. Kirsty also mentioned that no one had asked the
woman in this who's wife they wanted to be. They were very emotionless as well,
you would not have believed they were in love. My wooden puppet I bought Shinta
was the star princess. All in all it was very good and enjoyable. ...
I've been on the road for almost 6 weeks and have only written 2 blogs so I'm way overdue. I've been in Indonesia for the past two weeks so that's what this post will be about.
Indonesia is the fourth biggest country in the world, has over 17,000 islands (8,000 of which are inhabited), and is predominantly Muslim except for Bali which is hindu. The country defies homogenization: there are hundreds of distinct ethnic groups and languages. It was incredibly difficult ...
... we headed north to Borobudur, which was always our main destination. Unfortunately, it was raining when we arrived, so we just checked into a hotel, arranged for sunrise entrance to the temple, ordered room service and went to bed. I was so excited to get room service... Lach, not so much.
Borobudur is both a town and a temple. We were there for the temple. It is a Buddhist temple, and contains a number of stupas with statue ...