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... bring a Las Vegas feel to the city. But again... a substandard Las Vegas impression! But it will do. We were desperate! The city sprawls for almost 30km from its northern docks southwards, and parks/greenery are SCARCE. You'd at least think they'd throw in a few parks to brighten things up a bit right? Well, Indonesia's former President, Soekarno, had erected a National Monument in the centre of the city with some mild attempts of greenery surrounding it... this ...
So im up at last. Hungover doesnt cover how I feel, howevwe thw showers are lovely and I smell clean again even if for a little while. Decided to wear shoes today as my feet in flip flops looked a little brown after roaming around last night with my new friends.Â
Im writing now sipping a coffee and waiting for a guy I met last night whos going to come amd show me a bit of jakarta however he is a little late.Â
Love you all speak soon
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... We caught the local bus and met two locals who happened to work at the Immigration we were heading for. They helped us force our way onto the cramped bus and nodded when we had to get off. We ran in trying to make it before the 12:00 lunch time shut down. I was asked to wait downstairs for having incorrect dress. You would think that ten and a half years in the Middle East would have taught me to wear conservative clothing to a government building!! I think we were still in ...
... br> everyday in silence. Nor was it the physical demand of sitting cross legged
with an upright back for 11 hours a day. Nor was it the emotional strain that
your body, mind and soul goes through, one minute being over the moon and then
the next minute wondering why you ever came. The hardest part for me was that
you cannot escape your own thoughts. They take everything away from you when
you arrive so you have no phone, no computer, no camera, no pens or paper, ...
... t see as much as I wanted to, although I've seen a LOT (and more than some of my students who are from here), but I will have to make some kind of excuse to return here eventually.
Indonesia has been an amazing adventure. Exotic culture like you can't find anywhere else, places of remarkable beauty that are one of a kind, people who are welcoming and friendly and genuinely excited to see and meet me everywhere I've been. I know that with my experiences so far that I have been ...