Summit Panghegar Conference Hotel
Travel Blogs from Puncak
... crackers, cucumber with garlic, rice and chicken curry. Then we had the most scrumptious dessert, which was basically boiled rice that had been mashed, filled with coconut and palm sugar, steamed and then lightly fried - so simple but so yummy.
The evening was another lazy one with everyone sitting around chatting and playing cards until about midnight.
So, what now?
Next stop is Bandung, to see the Angklung Bamboo Music Show. ...
My first impression of Jakarta on a night out: Beautiful! Even though it's polluted there's something about the city that makes it beautiful through my sister's car. The traffic is horrendous, seriously, I have no patience driving in London let alone Jakarta. There are more motorbikes than there are cars. So, my first night out. My sister and I went to a restaurant called Mad Cow in Kemang. Mad Cow serves European ...
... back, I was contemplating not going via the scary Jl. Raya Sukabumi. However, my GPS and (over)smart phone decided that they knew better and took me to the same road again. But this time, I knew the extent of the road’s treachery (though going down the other side) and was sort of ready. The steep inclines on the southern sides which had put fear of death in me while going down we easier to tackle going up! On the way, I passed the police outpost where I ...
... different dormitories/rooms. In the meditation hall men are on
one side and women on the other.
not kill any living being during the 10 days. Food is only
abandon all your religious rites during the 10 days and practice
only what is taught by Vipassana
activity is accepted either, except walking calmly.
All this is done
in the ...
... of the Induction, where were treated to a traditional seafood dinner, some people did not get too lucky.
It turns out that it wasn’t motion sickness that was causing people to get sick on the bus, it was food poisoning.
Despite the fact that most of us (including me) ate the same food, there must have been good and bad batches, because not everyone got sick, but a lot of people did. Some people were carried out and others were ...