Sahid Jaya Solo
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... throwing a ball and asking the kids to introduce themselves to stealing ideas from my old Italian text book for teaching directions.
I've not taught in the same class more than once, its been a variety of kids, a variety of schools and a large variety of levels. Sometimes its been scary, especially when I'm thrown in at the deep end and asked to plan something, then get blank looks from the students when they don't understand, but then overall ...
... which gave us stunning views of the countryside below, the air was also much cooler and refreshing.
We then visited a local waterfall, which was…nice? Don’t get me wrong, it was a lovely waterfall, but having seen Niagara Falls and so many other waterfalls when I was in Asia before, I am afraid they all now kinda look the same to me.
Anyway, after this we were due to “trek” to our hotel. I was expected ...
... we did pass through quite a few small towns. We saw sheep, goats, one cow, and lots of chickens and roosters running around.
We arrived in Jogja, met the guy who was renting us a car for the two days, and went out for lunch. We went to Loving Hut, a vegan restaurant that was quite tasty. We had a nut sate, green beans, water spinach, mie goreng (fried noodles), and mushroom nasi goreng (fried rice). It came to a total of about ...
... expectionally unfit and slow group, so while I enjoyed the trek, I found the speed a little frustrating, however you do need a guide to go up this volcano. You pause to watch the sunrise, which unfortunately was hidden by coulds, but still beautiful.
I found myself reaching the end of the trek, with the volcano whispering "Come on Dave, come and climb up me". The volcano is wedged between massive green hills with steam rising out of its tip. Alas there ...
Solo doesn't do bar culture. Solo doesn't do shopping. Solo doesn't do underground hipster music scene. But what Solo does well is street food. Here are my favourites:
Nasi Liwet is coconut rice, egg and some kind of boiled sweet vegetable I can't identify (with chicken if you eat that kind of thing) which you can buy from the side of the road at night.Not only is it cheap and delicious, but it's the perfect level ...