Padma Hotel Bandung
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A quick breakfast and checkout before being picked up by Chisca and Salju (aka Snow...as in salji) for our trip to Bandung. Got a brief glimpse of the JJ (Jakarta Jam), then we were on the highway heading for Bandung about 2 hours away. Bandung is the capital city of West Java, and the third largest city in Indonesia after Jakarta and Surabaya. I …
We had an early start at 6.30am, fortified ourselves with the fantastic breakfast spread before piling into Salju's 4-wheel drive back to the volcano.
We hired a guide (a fit 62 year old) who regaled us with interesting facts about the flora. He was a humourous fellow who kept us entertained on our hike to another of the craters called ' …
... and they said it was because there was no water. So we went asking the gatekeepers and one guy brought us down under the stadium where it was obvious we weren't supposed to be. He tried to find the key to the girls' bathroom since the security team was using the boys' bathroom. It was awkward but kind of funny, but we were having no luck. We went from one side to the other without any door being unlocked for the bathroom. During this adventure, the halftime whistle went ...
... fish (all but the lips).After this we tried and failed to find beer, so we headed back to the hotel and slept.Today we are up bright and early for a day of walking. The breakfast buffet consisting of rice/noodles and chicken curry is a bit different from my usual breakfast biscuit and banana but it was tasty none the less - oh, and the coffee here is immense.Until next time,Flo and ...
... when people would see their relatives and the like and not venture out to see volcanoes spewing out odorous gas. I was so wrong, so freakin’ wrong. See foto 4 if you don’t believe me.
Anyway, the site was good.Geological stuff like this does amaze me (though technically I cannot make major sense out of it – I hang around with machines only, not rocks!). I strolled around the edge of the crater for a while (15 mins perhaps), bought a tshirt as a souvenir ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center