Travel Blogs from Jakarta
We took a taxi from the airport to a hotel we had spotted online... or at least we tried to. The taxi driver had no idea where we were going and we spent a good hour driving from pillar to post in search of this elusive hotel. In the end he dropped us at a nice cheap local hotel 'Riau hotel' which we were only too happy to accept as we were so …
... no proper pathways. I already knew this fact but due to the small rain in the morning the street was extra slippery with moss and inevitably I fell. Warning #2: health care is almost impossible to find or get to in an emergency in Indonesia so injuring yourself is not ideal. After being seriously winded with ribs that felt as if they were on fire I hobbled like a pregnant lady to the ...
... with Santa! No one seemed phased, everyone still wanted to have a photo with clean shaven Santa, & as it was our opening show, the press was there snapping photos throughout the show anyway. The shopping centre can’t have been too concerned about it; they posted a video of it on their facebook! Check it out at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6cDp4ge y_Q
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... is the symbol of independence for Indonesia from the Dutch. This national monument can be seen from my hotel room. Due to the celebrations today, many people were converging at this site today with their families. We arrived late so most of the activity was over but people were still hanging out. More pictures requested with Shelley and a walk though the park. Tons of garbage everywhere I wonder if most of the garbage will be cleaned out and will it look like Ottawa after a ...
... them to do their trick. If it didn't happen, the kid would get warned. If it still didn't happen, the father would circle the whip around him and the third warning the child would get it across their calves. Now, obviously, I'm more white than most Indonesians. The few exceptions are the ones of Chinese decent that marry other Indonesians from Chinese families. These kids were not from Chinese families and because they are outside all day, they had ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet