Le Meridien Jakarta
Travel Blogs from Jakarta
“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” Henry Miller
So its only been couple weeks since we left Egypt, but it seems like forever ago! We were actually on three different continents all in one day on our way to Indonesia! We had a long lay over in Instanbul, Turkey and thought we would take …
We arrived in Jakarta at 10.30am. Met our Indonesian residents. They took our passports and baggage tags. And we were ushered pass Immigrationa and Baggage area straight into a waiting car. Wow.... if you know the correct people... you can just do whatever you want. It turns out that Sofwan is a police doctor (ie a resident who is from the police …
... long time to come. I can say that not everything is as I expected it to be. Some things have been disappointing and some have blown me away with pleasant surprise and awe. I cannot begin to explain how bittersweet it will be to leave a place where so many people welcomed me like family and helped me to feel at home after only a simple introduction and hand shake.
For this I will always be thankful and I don't have the words to fully express just how thankful I will always be.
The photos in this blog are taken while I was aboard the eksekutif train Argo Parahyangan from Jakarta Gambir Station to Bandung. I boarded the train at 5:45 am and I arrived in Bandung at 8:44 am. This train ride is worth 70,000 rp. It was easy for me to buy the ticket at the station but the line can get long during ...
... high peaks and we were dying to get this party started. I have been rather deprived of a really amazing venue with high-quality music entertainment. I love concerts and festivals and I was ready to jam out already!
A whole two hours later around 7:00pm the doors finally opened. The place was deserted. Dave and I were so surprised that so few people were here. How were they making money and paying the DJ's at this thing?! We ...
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