Perdana Cipanas Resort
Travel Blogs from Puncak
... her brother was a Muslim. The king allowed him to live in Northern Java and was allowed to spread the teachings of Islam. Eventually the Kings son went to live with his Uncle who pushed him into a war against his Hindu father. They won and so Islam became the dominant religion. He also told us about the genocide that happened here in 1965 when the communist party tried to take over. 30 million communists were killed by the Indonesian National Party but ...
... a kids' entertainment downstairs and I checked it out. It's the same as Westfield, I feel all shopping centres or malls are the same. There's Marks and Spencer's, Zara's, next, they are more expensive than the ones in London, I assume because of the tax import. The only difference in malls in Jakarta and London is that are 1. Bigger 2. Children's play area. We then went ...
... back in Mumbai at 2000! I had a whole damn regular pizza and chocolate / coffee drink thingy and hit the road in an hour. Wading through the incessant annoying crowd of ojek (motorcycle taxi) and angkot (large vans used as public transport vehicle) on very busy Sunday evening road, I reached home at 1950! A long, awesome, relaxing journey had come to an end.
All throughout the journey however, there was just one thing that kept bugging ...
... the meditator so he can get a quiet and attentive
mind to work effectively. It is not an obscure rite. Vipassana is
open to everyone regardless of gender, race, religion, culture,
age... It is free of charge. You may do a donation after if you wish
to support the continuity of this program, but there is no
obligation. It is a gift to humanity and a gift means that it's free
and it has to stay it.
The daily schedule
... for Kyle.
It's been great that Kyle and I have not suffered from jet lag, since we have been needing to get up so early in the morning for the various sessions we need to attend to prepare us for the school year. So getting up at 4am and getting our things down to the hotel lobby for 5am, was actually a lot easier than both of us had anticipated.
The buses were late [of course!] but we have been told many times that Indonesia runs on rubber ...