Perdana Cipanas Resort
Travel Blogs from Puncak
... sauce, chicken stir fry, corn fritters, noodles, fried potatoes and rice. After lunch we headed down to see a local floating village on the lake.
Tourists do not really come to this area, so the local people are always surprised to see them, Sandy informed us that we should expect the children to shout “Bull-ee” at us when they wave, this basically means “white person” - he said it was a term of endearment!?! ...
... but this was fine as we were
going back the same way to relax at the lake and wait for dark when you see
some mysterious blues lights. I did, however, wonder how you miss a blue lake.
On the way back down there was a sign with information about the lake but no
lake so we asked someone. They lead us 5m away from the sign to the lake.
Firstly it is not a lake it is a pond or swamp, a large pond yes but not a
lake. Secondly it was not blue ...
... pesters you for tips; but that’s totally understandable since the sources of income here are quite limited. If you are a tourist, don’t hesitate. They will appreciate the help).
I didn’t really bother to collect the vital statistics of the waterfall. Nevertheless, it looked quite tall, and grand and exciting. Too bad I had no company. But the beach experience the previous evening, this waterfall and the overall motorcycle ride ...
... show you the way you have to walk to your own
liberation from suffering and to living a peaceful life, you need to
do a deep operation and to learn a specific technique to apply for
the rest of your life. Strict principles must be respected to be
- You take
part in a 10 day meditation retreat, cut off from the outside world.
You will NOT leave before the end of the 10 days or you'd lose all
the benefits of the ...
... 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 ...