Jogjakarta Plaza Hotel
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Good hotel with pool and easy access to airport and downtown
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... and dancing performance started.
The music is very different from what I have known as music before. I kind of felt in trans, being one with everything, people were really playing from their souls, their face turned blank, when they played, they did not exist in this reality, but something very special and pure came out of it. The dance, first we saw 3 ladies. Very small and slow movements, all of them has their own meaning, looks difficult to master what they do, they were ...
... offering food and drink. All in all it was a very relaxing trip and the countryside of Java was beautiful.
We arrived in Yogyakarta (our home for the next 3 nights) in the late afternoon and I had the brainwave that going for a run would be a good idea…it wasn’t. I managed about 20 minutes before I was exhausted from the heat, but luckily the hotel had a pool, so I jumped straight in as soon as I got back.
In the evening we had a group ...
... nah. Few pointers if you are heading this direction: If you are ordering an iced drink (tea, juice etc.) be sure to ask for the sugar on the side (as they say it here 'sugar outside please'). The amount of sugar (syrup) added automatically to all drinks will make you to see stars when you try it- take it from someone who back at home is considered a 'sugar beast'. Since we left Ireland I'm 100% vegetarian- generally it's much easier to be a vegetarian in Asia than back at ...
... guide, Borobudur Temple is a Buddhism temple. The first few levels of the structure has cravings on it except the top few levels. Another sad fact that the local government did not know much on how to conserve this lovely place many many years back resulted in thefts. Most of the Buddha statues have their heads being cut off and show to collectors around the world. The reason why the heads are being cut off is due to the thieves are not able to carry the whole statue which ...
... there was a car park with a sign for the Water Castle. We decided it must be the same thing. Inside the castle, that was derelict, there were a couple of stone heads and decorations above a door way. It was pretty ugly and pointless. It took 5 mins to walk around and we left taking a brisk walk back to the bike. Later we asked if people thought the Water Palace was rubbish, Trucker Will said it was better than the Sultans Palace with grand walls and ...