Rocky Plaza Hotel
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.. :)
... 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. ...
... a sight to behold.
Day 6 - Today's itinerary will take us to Lake Maninjau and Harau Valley. We decided to take a guided tour complete with a car and driver, which cost Rp.1 million for a full day's tour. The trip took us to Harau Valley and Lake Maninjau. Harau Valley with it's scintillating waterfalls and splendid sceneries made the journey there worthwhile.After a few hours of photographing all the 4 waterfalls, we continued our journey to Lake ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet