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... your hand out in front of you signaling that you are crossing the road and hope for the best - cars and trucks will usually slow down to let you cross – motor cycles and 3 wheeler tuk-tuks (called bijajs) will speed up as if to tell you that you have a lot of nerve crossing in front of them. But walking is still the best way to get around. If you take a taxi or tuk-tuk you just get stuck sitting in traffic. At least with walking you are moving.
... We are happy to have been whilst it has escaped all guide books and seems to be a little secret paradise...for now. Our final two days in Jogjakarta were spent watching films in the lounge of our new hostel as the rain was beginning to hit mid Java, however we braved the rain one afternoon for a trip to the local bird market. A friendly man let us shelter from the heavy rain outside his friend's stall and told us all about the different birds and what they ...
... a noisy messy place, where it is almost impossible to cross the road because of all the motorbikes and where a red traffic light only means stop if there is a person actually crossing and if the driver in a good mood. It is also very easy to be ripped off. During the presidency of Suharto in the late twentieth century, Indonesia was rated as the most corrupt country in the road and old habits die hard. I will not bother to describe the times when ...
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... The walls were filled with photos from the 1950s and 60s and the waitors were dressed in Javanese designs. We took a table upstairs which had a view of the square. We had a look at the menu and ordered some Indonesian food. I was so happy to finally get some traditional food! We ordered two Bintang beers, a dim sum selection plate, Indonesian spicy chicken soup and Nasi Gereng. It was one of the best meals we'd had in Asia. We finished with some delicious ...