Joglo Plawang Boutique Villa
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... week it has been really noticeable how much of a battering your body takes with all of this challenging cycling. Small inclines that previously would barely cause you to increase your effort levels all of a sudden cause you to drop to your lowest gears and pant your way up. Each day seems somehow, impossibly, to be harder than the day before and to take that little bit more out of you. All of which is just to say that we really needed this two-day break and fully intend to ...
... we ate omelettes while chatting to Beng Beng, who seemed to be affiliated to the restaurant in some way, as well as offering guided scooter tours of Yogya. After that, it was back to the hotel for Dave to have a nap before joining Jacqui for a swim - such a hard life!
We ate dinner in the hotel restaurant and had a quiet ...
... back of a motorbike. The beach (5 minutes by bike) was fantastic, the water warm and slowly the sun came down. This was perfect for Friday evening. I just floated on the water watched the moon become brighter and the sky changed from blue to purple and orange. I did nothing at all till I found 3 stars.
On the beach I met some English-speaking guests, which was really nice as nobody in our group speaks English or Dutch.
The following 2 ...
... so hard to grasp much information. One highlight for L was seeing 4 ladies in traditional dress having their photo taken, we thought they might work at the Kraton but their hair was amazing, like huge latticed bread at the back and very high at the front!
After the Kraton we head back into town looking for lunch and get so hot we duck into a shopping centre for some AC. Turns out they have a hairdressers and the manager has a great fringe so L decides to let her cut her ...
Having heard all about the Volcanoes which I'm sure I must have studied in geography, we decided to go to have a look under our own steam. Having a easy morning we set off in a convoy of five mopeds to see a volcano. Many of the excursions were not running and guides suggesting there is no point in going as you can't see anything because of the weather. Well ...