Kota Bukit Indah Plaza Hotel
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That's the spirit: got high fived by a cop and two security guards, another cop almost stopped the entire traffic on a 7 lane street to let me cross and of course the usual picture taking with any kind of funny folks :)
That was on my way to the city Bandung, a 3 hours train ride through a beautiful mountain landscape from Jakarta. It feels already more relaxed here and gives me some time for the next days' ...
... about living in the UK, Manchester United, and whether I was married or not (this appears to be the Indonesian greeting equivalent of 'how are you?'). The English teachers were a lovely bunch, very enthusiastic (I'm sure they wouldn't after a few years in the UK education system!), and tried to rope me into judging a handwriting contest the next day. Unfortunately we'd made other plans... Which involved trekking to a rural village amongst the rice ...
... villages where we had a fish spa. This was exteamly weird to have this experience in the middle of nowhere in the middle of a lake. We were then taken on a mini tour of the floating village where there wet cats running around on bamboo rafts. The headed back to the honestly house where the ladies if the house then cooked us an amazing meal and even made everything without using wheat!! (Happy happy happy) Now just chilling and playing cards before bed :) ...
... what would be considered a wealthy family in Indonesia. Lunch was pre-prepared for us for when we arrived, there were no children and the family kind of kept to themselves during our stay - they also didn't stay there at night - they went and stayed in their other house as we took up all the bedrooms. So I don't think I can tick “do a homestay” off my bucket list just yet.
Anyway lunch was delicious, we had Asian vegetables ...
... numbers of people I think largest count was 19 people in one minibus (visualise people hanging out of doors,on laps etc!) As well as teaching English to the locals we are also learning Indonesian and a tiny bit of Sundanese. We aren't bad actually and have used our knowledge of numbers to buy batik in the fabric shops and to know that we were being ripped off on occasion! We have also tried to bring a bit of British to Indonesia with a Shepherds Pie, it was a ...