Mercure Convention Center
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... The only explanation I could give Caroline was that its our colonial past that we have not gotten over completely. It was a hot day, and she felt it far more than I did. We entered a cafe, right on the square, named XXX cafe. Its a institution, which also meant that it was expensive. But that ensured that the only patrons were white and rich asians. So, in a typical Asia fashions, while the common folk were outside in the sun, the ones with money were in the ...
... lock so a dirty great padlock to lock them together- hey this is Indonesia!). Inside it was lovely too- a waterfall shower in a neat ensuite and some very nice furniture. Impressive for twelve pounds a night, including a very nice home cooked breakfast. The bed was our favourite part though- it was large and comfortable with a classy carved wooden headboard. On closer inspection, the headboard carving was that of the Manchester United crest, one on each side. Class! And a ...
... thinking he was going to fall out of the tree but obviously he didn't, he's an orangutan. They are so human-like you almost forget they are wild animals. Maybe the fact they are so like us is part of the attraction. I don't think we would have been so keen to come here if they were, for example, huge furry crabs swinging about in the trees.
We stayed until the final member of the group had finished feeding and had left the area. We watched the now familiar red ...
... we only spent one night there and managed to catch a train the following evening to take us all the way to Yogyakarta! Even though the train was overnight, it wasn’t actually a sleeper train as we were accustomed to so we weren’t expecting to get a lot of sleep over the 8 hour journey! Although we might have managed to catch a few if it wasn’t for the screaming baby in the row across from us! Always the way isn’t ...
... had gathered to stand on or around a bench for one such shot, they all courteously thanked us and shook our hands before going on their way. The whole event seemed so surreal.
A snack lunch at the Indo-maret w followed by another round at the National Museum (with entrance only 50 pence, we felt that we could justify the return trip). We were almost immediately kicked out of the jewels room - maybe we looked ...