Sahid Raya Yogyakarta
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... understand and sat back. As we drove on. We lulled in and out of sleep and would occasionally wake up to the smell of faeces that made us both want to throw up...luckily we held it in! We had to get a boat to Java which should have only taken half an hour but it took about an hour and a half due to many boats also waiting to dock but on the boat we got talking to a lovely Javanese lady who introduced us to her children. she had taught herself English and other languages ...
... cards! When we arrived the driver took money from everyone to buy the tickets except us, it soon made the others realise what had happened but when they asked how much we paid we said a little more than we actually had just to avoid any fuss. Prambanan Temple is a Hindu temple consisting of six main buildings - all of which are dedicated to someone. Most noticeably were the three dedicated to the Hindu gods, Bhrama, Vishnu & Sewi which had statues of each within. Whilst we ...
... the same height as the track and children played on the track while waiting for
the train. There was a guy not in uniform directing us around and asking to
look at our tickets which at first I was naturally reluctant to show him as he
was not wearing a uniform. This is a bizarre thing about Indonesia many people
who appear like they might be doing a paid job do not wear uniform yet others
doing that job do. We can't work out if its ...
... Not a bad life.
Finally I headed to Yogyakarta, a university city in Java famous for it's abundance of students, culture and art. Unfortunately I got both bed bugs and food poisoning here, so that kind of ruined my impression of the city, which isn't particularly pretty to begin with. However it wasn't all bad. I visited the sultans palace and a museum so I learned a bit about the history of the Dutch occupation, took a cooking course and a jewelry making ...
... 10 man to pull u up.
After the trek, we are all sweaty, wet and muddy. Overall, the experience is really good for a girl that lives in the city. Definitely worth to give it a try.
Things to note:
You need to be at least fit as there are minor trekking up and down the muddy slopes. Be prepared to slip and fall and get real dirty.
- Be prepared to get wet at Pindul
- Be prepared to get wet, sweaty and dirty at ...