Joglo Plawang Boutique Villa
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... there early paid off as well as it meant that, for the most part, we had a whole section of the temple to ourselves.
One thing we did have to contend with though was the reaction of local school groups seeing Westerners for (presumably) the first time. Our celebrity status for simply being 'white' is quite shocking really, as we posed for hundreds of 'selfies' with all the children; one particularly funny moment happened when I was asked for a photo ...
... beautiful; the villages we passed were as usual with many people eating on the side of the road. I think anybody with a gas ring and a bottle of oil can start this kind of restaurants here. Sometimes there are benches sometimes nothing.
Opposite my hotel are several restaurants, I grabbed my computer and am sitting in one, as I am really kind of hungry. Well my trial to get non-spicy food failed again, I still have snacks in my room so don't worry that I will ...
... but not outrageous at least. Anyways, back on track after spending 3-5 meals worth on our coffee for the morning! We started our venture to Candi (Temple) Sukuh and Candi (Temple) Ceto, Hindu fertility temples that are about an hour outside of Solo. These temples, although less impressive than Borobudur and Prambanan were still very cool to see. We had to take extremely windy and steep roads to climb up to them as well. We all wonder how all the scooters/motorbikes ...
Wow, I've been in paradise and just realized that I haven't blogged since I've been here. Pacitan is stunning. This is the first time since being in Indo that I really feel like we are traveling and on holidays. We arrived on Wednesday and Nawang took us to this fabulous place for breakfast. I had the best tuna that I've ever had and then we went on the hunt for a place to stay. We are staying at Araya which is a gorgeous little homestay and we are absolutely loving it. All there is is ...
Today was pretty low key, took an hour and a half lunch break, got off at 230, washed clothes by hand, attempted to skype brett epic fail with terrible internet connection. We made plans for Bali at ChaCha for 3 hours. Tomorrow we will try to fast and will prepare for Pacitan. Night ...
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