Le Meridien Jakarta
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Older property. Could use an update,but, staff were very friendly and helpful.
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... by US standards. So, as we went back to the hotel, we were sort of unhappy. We hated Jakarta, and yet we had not been able to find any place to go from here. We sat in her room, for a while, and then decided that we would meet at 6 am in the morning for breakfast. She suggested that we rent a car, and I would drive it. That way, even if we couldn't find a hotel at a touristy place, we could drive until we find something. Her point was that if I could drive in ...
... well as ballroom dance. Before the show, there was a toast by the captain and in his remarks he talked about the next two weeks when we will be visiting many ports in Indonesia. He told us to expect to see contrasts, and our excursion in Jakarta certainly did not disappoint us in that regard.
The ship was docked at Tanjung Priok harbor, near where the first Hindu settlement, called Sunda Kelepa was established in the 5th century. It stayed a small settlement ...
... to choose from and so much choice, if you can understand half of it! We had a little help from one of the workers but the food was delicious and a great atmosphere there seeing people sharing all sorts of food! We headed back not long after food but stopped in the supermarket to get a few things. After showering and getting ready for bed we sat in bed watching a film on the TV and ate some nuts that we bought in the supermarket as a treat to celebrate getting off ...
... us as he liked to use his English whenever he had the chance, so he didn't lose it. We returned to Jl Jaksa and found that a bus to Yogyakarta would cost 250,000 (significantly cheaper than the train) and would take 12-16 hours. We decided to go for this, and as it is overnight we will also save on a night's accommodation. We were soon back at Nick's Corner sorting ourselves out for tomorrow, but when we went to get some snacks, we found our path ...
If you stay past the food, the best man (or someone in the wedding party) is usually walking around with some small token (this was a small teddy bear the size of your hand on a stick) and you take one to give to the bride as she's walking through the crowd. Yep. You read that right. They were bought by the couple as a part of the wedding for you to take until you see the bride, then give them all back to her. I didn't understand it but I wasn't trying to, ...