Hotel Sahid Jaya Lippo Cikarang
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Had been wanting to go West Java, Carita Beach, Krakatoa Volcano, Ujong Kulon National Park for the past few weeks. A Tour operator I contacted was quoting outrageous prices to "arrange" trips to Ujung Kulon. That just piqued my desire not to pay him and find a way. Copious searches on the net led me back to Bartletts Travelogue, right here on …
... bird. Whenever you go, look for this taxi company, they seem to be honest and if you're curious enough you might have the chance to have a great chat with the driver :)
Then the nice things about Jakarta : MALLS! If you think your city have plenty, go to Jakarta! There are malls almost at every corner. I even asked my friends if there's a point of having sooo many, are they profitable???....it seems so :)
The low income class malls ...
... bake cakes and cupcakes and cookies like there's no tomorrow. So be prepared when you come to visit because you will have sweets.
I promise as soon as I get them I will post some recipes, I was being laughed at enough for the information I already got.
FYI- I was walking around the table with my iphone in hand pointing and asking them to spell the names and tell me what was in each dish TAKING NOTES.
Yep. That happened.
... various people that work there. We also got to meet the ambassador and have morning tea with him. After the Embassy we headed off to lunch. And boy what a spread! There was nasi goreng, soto, chicken sate, coconut fish... The list goes on. The food has been amazing. Next we went to the Istiqlal mosque - the largest in the whole of Jakarta and Southeast Asia. It can hold 200000 people!! It is a ...
... once from toe to head. And again, and again...
Your mind becomes more and more still. You are able to feel more and
more subtle sensations. You become more and more accurate, more
connected to your true reality.
On day 5 I sat
down for lunch. I had just had a deep meditation, my mind was very
still, very alert and attentive. But it was much more than I thought.
For a short moment, some seconds, maybe a minute, I had moment of
PURE PRESENCE. ...