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 ' …
... close association with the school.Interesting to note was the conference advertisement at the entrance which listed USC as a participant.It had been a long and exciting day when we headed back to Jakarta around 1500 hours, a ride that took less time than had been estimated.Three hours later (!) we checked into the Sheraton for the night. At 0700 Ali was waiting in the lobby with flight confirmations in hand and dropped us off for our 95 ...
... small villages and fields which I later found out are tea, coffee or sugar cane plantations. These are the biggest commodities produced in west Java. Watching these small village work from the distance of the train was quiet amazing – I saw school children playing, a small cemetery full of flowers and even in the countryside copious amounts of motorbikes. The trip from Jakarta to Bandung takes around 3 to 4 hours, just a quick nap, snack and jump away really. Enter ...
... building, only that it has been renovated with new windows. Just in case, I searched for and found a Dago colonial house which was very close by, and could well have been very similar to how my grandfather''s house would have looked. Incidentally, he had lived there as a young boy and left in 1933.
Next, we attempted to go to the ram fighting tournaments which take place every Sunday, but they were not going ahead this week due to Ramadan coming soon. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet