Sahid Jaya Solo
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... 2 minutes in the car I was dropped at the hotel and checked into a lovely air conditioned room.
In the evening we took a short walk into the town for dinner, where I had some really good chicken satay. After this we stopped at some street stalls to buy some fruit, I tried a snake fruit - which I did not like - it was a cross between an apple, jelly sweets and perfume. The next fruit I loved - its called a mangosteen, it is a ...
As Borobudur temple came into sight I gasped in admiration. The magnificent stonework captured my attention and drew my eyes.
Borobudur is located in Central Java in Indonesia. It is an ancient Buddhist temple dating back to the 8th and 9th centuries.
It has a fantastic three tier structure, and sculptures and statues litter the pyramidal structure. I am told that the three tiers represent the Buddhist conception of ...
... of the construction each temple was intended for a family, the central temples for the Royal family, the smaller for the rest of the families in the area.
The temples were abandoned probably around the 10th Century and at some point destroyed by an erthquake, and while the locals knew of the site (and they used stones from the complex as building materials for their houses) they didn't know the origin of the site, which created the legend of the 1000 temples.
... to form almost like a corsette and then another top piece of fabric wrapped around us. We were sucked in there TIGHT. Jewelry came next - clip-on earrings, bracelets, necklace and a broach on our scarves. By 7am we were ready to head to Main Street where Car Free Days are held. Car Free Days happen every Sunday here in Solo from 6am-9am. They shut down the Main Street downtown and only allow bicycles and horses, no cars allowed. There are street ...
Lots of pictures on this one! :) It was great to have an opportunity to work in the Orthopedic Hospital this week. Even though it was only 3 days, we still were exposed to that side of the Indonesian healthcare system and how their hospital system works, which has some similarities but definitely some differences as well. We spent the day with Mr. Donald, a PT that Mary has been working with on the days we've been there. ...