Mercure Jakarta Kota
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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We have been in Jakarta for a couple of days now and have availed ourselves of the delights of a capital city. Yesterday we took the bikes to Jalan sultan agung where the owner of the hostel had told us we would find some bike shops. It was a typical Indonesian dusty busy road with little 'shops' along it, some of which had lines of bikes outside. One enterprising individual spotted the obvious incongruities in our appearance, firstly that although we ...
... and rooms with torches which were once lived and worked on by crew. Now, the most spectacular giant lobsters vacate the ship, amongst giant cool fish I have forgotten the name of... haha. We could also see the huge hole in the side of the wreck where the bomb had hit it, it was truly surreal and an amazing experience. Whilst in Coron, we made some friends one evening from Manila, and shared a fun drunken night with them. The following day we clubbed together, bought food from ...
... are highly necessary here for decorum and mosquito protection. My evening ended with a massage in my room and a scrumptious home cooked dinner... Life really is difficult sometimes. So far my impressions of Jakarta are: extremely crowded and overpopulated city, lovely and friendly people (apart from those who here apparently hypnotise you to rob you... Bizarre), extremely hospitable hosts and vast heat. Monday morning brings my first day of work experience at Phoenix Communications, bring it ...
... of other tourists. By 7:15am I had taken only 105 photos.
Due to the fact that Caucasian people are a rarity in Indonesia, we were stopped (and we saw other Caucasian people stopped) to have our pictures taken with the many school children visiting. When we weren’t being asked to have photos taken, we were able to identify camera phones aimed our way, snapping up our pictures. This is quite a common thing, as apparently it is rare ...
As I was told about the way blonds are treated in Asia by my cousin, it may seem like they are celebrities. Of course, this is most for obvious reasons: hair and skin color. Since I'm not blonde I thought I might have a bit of a break and I guess I do since I work in an area that has a decent number of ex pats. Once I leave the mall that story changes... but that will be another blog.
Since starting at WS, the students have absolutely made this job for me. Please don't misunderstand ...