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Today I make a visit to one of the newest shopping malls in Jakarta. Pacific Place. It is located South of Semanggi Interchange in the new Ritz Carlton Complex. It is easy to find travelling down Sudirman towards Blok M on the left site after passing Semanggi.
Today was jam packed with sight-seeing. I started with a nice long walk to the National museum, which was very good indeed and then had to get myself a bottle of cold water. Next, I got the TransJakarta bus to Kota and walked around, went to the Wayang museum and then went back to my favourite cafe/ restaurant in Indonesia; Cafe Batavia. This time I sat downstairs and had a very interesting soup with chicken, egg and other interesting ingredients. I forgot to write the name of ...
... in and out of the stores to buy fruits and vegetables as fast as possible. I get back to my place and begin to watch a movie with laundry in the wash.
About 630p I get a text from a student asking me about my plans for fireworks. So that everyone knows: since I moved here I have seen fireworks about 3 times every week. The reason for this, I'm told, is that they are that cheap. Everything here is cheap unless it's ...
... was the seasoning. This was described to me as a fruit that is buried in the ground until it goes bad. The seasoning is actually flecks of the fruit that look like large flakes of pepper. It is not spicy in any way. Actually, it reminded me of a simple oxtail soup. The broth itself was like a beef broth and the black flecks floated on top of the broth with the meat on the bone in ...
... for directions, before literally dragging us along a bumpy road drenched in sweat! But we got home :)
The next day we decided we'd like to see the sights of Bandung. But to be honest, there arent any! Its supposed to be the "Paris of Java" but apparently it has become run down in the past few years, and most streets were lined with empty buildings. We only found a couple of restaurants in our whole day walking around. The most exciting event of the day ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service