Premier Basko Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Padang
... We walked a bit along the beach to find a little hut (there were many of them) with a few plastic chairs set out under a couple of palm trees looking out to the sea.
Our drink of choice was a coconut. To be honest, I didn't really enjoy the taste too much but it was mandatory to get the right exotic feeling.
The coconut was followed up by a swim in the Indian ocean. The water was probably warmer than I would have my shower set at ...
... I will soon have to get used to again! Stephan and I head out for a wander in search of the next beach yet after a 20 minute walk a local hurries up though the undergrowth leading to the beach waving his arms in the air. After several minutes of charades we manage to grasp that he is telling us not to go any further because they are using explosives in hill in the initial stage of building a new road. Therefore we follow him down to the beach and head back, having to wade through ...
... early and going to bed late enough and LOTS of time in the car. It was an awesome trip with lots of sightseeing, TONS of food (and I'm *barely* exaggerating), and non-stop talking with the housewives. I really do love being out in the countryside here, it's truly gorgeous (with the exception of the trash everywhere). This trip just makes me even more excited to check out other areas of the country... and I'm just waiting to get to Borneo.. :)
... figure there's a reason why people get on so early and at least we could find ourselves some decent seats. The ferry is large and looks sturdy enough for the open seas. As we approach the cargo level we see that its already completed ram packed with all types of goods and vehicles. There are stacks of mattresses and even cages of live chickens. It's crazy down there but we head upstairs to find some seats. You may have worked out by now that things weren't looking too ...
... conch shell to give me as a gift. "For you, kakak Siti!" Yana said, half in English, half in Indonesian. She was especially interested that I was a westerner married to an Indonesian, and I taught the kids a few words of English, like “shell” and “sand” before they scampered back in the water and began diving to the bottom again.
Meanwhile, Darma was placidly floating on his ...