Matahari Hotel

Jl. Parangtritis 123, Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia | Hotel
Prices starting from $27.00

Travel Blogs from Yogyakarta

Batik, temples, and lots of Gado-Gado!

A travel blog entry by emma_rivers


... of exploring Borobudur Temple, is to enter in the main entrance and turn left, following the passages clockwise. This was so that the intricate carvings along the walls told the story of Buddha's past lives and accension to Nirvana. Knowing this would be packed with people we decided to go anti-clockwise instead, thereby avoiding spending too long in the company of vast school groups. We made our way to the upper levels of the temple, with each level having better preserved carvings ...

The last week already

A travel blog entry by ennyv


... vendor that walked past my room, very convenient indeed.

This notice I received from TAG in London and am happy they could use my pictures also. Follow us on Twitter -

Thursday I will be teaching in the morning and after that only a 6-hour drive to the Northern part of the island.

The teaching was interesting there were 16 people that came to learn about coping with disasters, volcano ...

Astuti is alive and well

A travel blog entry by ennyv


... sheets that made walking hard. Everything was gray and slippery with the ashes but fascinating. We entered a building where a lot of important people were buried. I do not remember any names but the stones which were very close to each other, were interesting. The woodcarvings were amazing; I was not allowed to take pictures so you have to believe me.

The complex was large and behind the mosque through small alley we arrived at a ritual bath. ...

Yogyakarta - Borobadur and Prambanan

A travel blog entry by cam_and_leah


... safe in the knowledge that the bus driver is never going to come get us or be organising in any way. Having been picked up in the dark, none of us have any idea who the other people in our bus are, what our bus looks like or can picture the drivers face. We vaguely remember a couple that were with us and flag them down on the way past Hazy memories come back collectively and the group is all at the bus at one time or another for 40 minutes. There's an old bald guy with a ...

Budha v Hindhu

A travel blog entry by derekandjo


... the buildings and the carvings and size is an amazing feat of engineering and craftsmanship. The photos dont do either construction justice. Again we spent a few hours wandering around but the heat and humidity takes its toll and retreated to the aircon minibus, and the crowds were now really building up so glad we did it early.
Collected our newly made clothes and yes they all fit and what a bargain. We are now packing then off for breakfast before our flight to Kuala ...

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This hotel, located on Jl. Parangtritis 123, Yogyakarta, is near Merapi Volcano, Tugu Pahlawan, and Bukit Darmo.
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