Sheraton Mustika Yogyakarta Resort and Spa
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Year 2013, after looking through my colleague's photo of this lovely country. It has became a must visit place on my list. However, there was no cheap air tickets at the point of time. Therefore, it was being shelf off until late last year. I saw the advertisement on Air Asia. Without much deliberation, i proceeded with my flight booking.
Returning back to Yogyakarta to Prambanan which is 17km west of town. After visiting few temple ruins in the area, we checked into Sheraton. The room was upgraded to a pool room where we had tons of fun playing in the pool in heavy downpour. Tried local dinner, Gudeg, at a nearby restaurant.
Got hooked up at the Sheraton so can't complain here. Everytime I say the work "pool" it RAINS!!!!!! I thought rainy season was over....argh. Anyway we went to the central part of town and got suckered into a Bhatik art gallery and ended up buying a nice piece of artwork at a "special price just for us" yeah right...but it was the first time we …
The flight from Denpasar Bali to Surabaya Java was quicker than I thought was even possible. By the time I had read the Air Asia mags article on why we shouldn't be killing sharks the pilot was already announcing to put our seat upright and trays away for landing. I genuinely thought it was a joke. So we needed up gaining time in our lives due to the 1 hour time difference, always good to have a bit more of life to live. This is where hell hit us ...
... map and explained how I could get to the places I want to see while here. The kids on the bikes smiled and called out "Hello". The girl at the checkout counter smiled as she gave me my change and said "Thank You". I feel like I'm home again in some of my favorite Asian countries, but I have never been in Indonesia before!
The flight from Singapore to Yogyakarta, Indonesia lasted a mere 2 1/2 hours. The small airport and friendly immigration people made me think I ...
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