Rocky Plaza Hotel
Travel Blogs from Padang
... 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.. :)
... to the uncovered deck. It's pleasant outside but there's only a few benches that are filling up fast and I don't like the idea of being exposed to the elements out at sea for the night so we opt to stay in the main seating area. After wondering around in circles for quite some time we find a spare spot that seems to have a space reserved on the floor but nothing on the chairs. A helpful Indonesia lady says that the seats are free so we settle in and claim our spot. ...
... row. A rather squeaky clean hotel, only setback, the rooms are kinda mouldy in odour, Nevertheless, we settled in, after a quick clean up we were out in the streets looking for food. Food, in abundance and in existence everywhere, shops, hawkers and street vendors. A wide variety of Indonesian foods and drinks.
Day 5 - Decided to visit all the nearby attractions in town accessible on foot. First it was a short walk to the famous Jam Gadang or Clock ...
... From my observation, in their free time, everyone also gets into agriculture. It seems like this entire village is self sufficient and they do not have to rely for vegetation from outside at all.
Not very far from ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking