Padma Hotel Bandung
Travel Blogs from Bandung
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 ' …
Had a late start to the day today and for a change instead of going down the hill we went up the mountain. Up to the site of an active volcano. It started to rain half way up so had to hire umbrellas so we could walk over to the edge. A couple of quick photos and we were off for lunch. The rain became quite heavy and ...
... playing one of our own. This experience was both interesting and the highlight of the trip so far.
Late that afternoon we went on a walking tour of downtown Bandung to admire the Art Deco and Dutch colonial architecture as sell as check out the handcraft stalls on the Jalan Braga. The area was run down and the Art Deco was either non-existent or poor quality. While wandering around this area it was so hot ...
28th & 29th July 2013
The start of our third round-trip on the Singapore Airlines A380, once again "upstairs", once again Economy Class.
After an uneventful trip, we arrived at Changi Terminal 3, in 29 degrees heat, but rain, before transferring to Terminal 1 via the Skytrain for a three hour wait before catching the onward Air Asia flight to Bandung. This flight was extremely comfortable too, and it was not long before we had landed at ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service