Le Meridien Jakarta
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Older property. Could use an update,but, staff were very friendly and helpful.
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... dragonfruit, etc. We usually ordered two different, and then we could always try the other one. We had settled into very comfortable routines over the past couple of weeks. After the juice, we walked some more, before heading into another restaurant for lunch. We ordered food and coffee. She takes a awful lot of time to decide what to order in each restaurant. She is very careful with her food. Weirdly enough, her food came first along with my coffee. Then ...
... out in an air conditioned mall for a few hours. After lunch we spent over 2 hours in the National Museum (well worth the $2 to get in). There are a bunch of Hindu and Buddhist sculptures from various temples around the island of Java, as well as models of the traditional houses from all over Indonesia. Very cool!
Today we headed north, spent the morning at the Bank Museum (showing the history of ...
... a short rest and tried to sleep. We stopped once more at about 9.30am for yet more food but thought that we would be pretty close to Jakarta as we were past the 12 hour travelling mark (18 hours if you include the 6 hours waiting). The journey went on, and on, and on and we finally made it to Jakarta at 2pm and started to drop off the first passenger (17 hours travelling but really hour 23). We thought the end was insight.....We ...
... there. The elevator guy didn't really understand at first and he got off the elevator (where there were no cameras) and Laila handed him a 100,000 rupiah ($8.50 bucks) that we had given her and up we went. The view from the top was pretty great. Unfortunately it was pretty hazy that day so we couldn't see very far, but we could still see most of Jakarta.
We had been telling Laila about our craving for mexican food, since it is essentially the one genre of food you ...
... found another little cafe, which had a non-smoking section in the back. This has been a bit of a disappointment for us. It is not illegal to smoke in Indonesia (or Malaysia) so many people will sit and smoke in restaurants; making it very unpleasant when trying to eat a meal.
That evening with advice from the hotel hostess, we went to the local mall and ate at the food court. This was several stalls located underneath a stairwell. It was ...