Swiss-Belhotel Borneo Banjarmasin
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- Continental Breakfast
- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Travel Blogs from Banjarmasin
... 46 seater rocks up to drive the twelve of us. After a 4 hour ferry ride and dreading a 3 hour bus drive it is needless to say how ecstatic everyone felt. The ferry ride had been picturesque but most uncomfortable so we definitely deserved this break.
The day pretty much ends with a few dot points-
Soft bed... and
Muslim call to prayer over a dodgy P.A....Fun times at the Green Ory Inn.
... and watched the sunrise and enjoyed som salty sea air. THen after the obligatory gym, spa and sauna and a light breakfast, here I am at mid day contemplating what fun to get up to... shufflecock again, table tennis, mini golf, eat, drink, read, nah...none of those today I am going up to the casino to have a flutter and check out the talent...oh who to choose from the distinguished widow with the receding hairline, or the large wealthy sugar daddy with ...
We left Bali, a group of 6 for the long pilgrimage to the jungle home of the native Dayak people in south Borneo. For the 'rainbow gathering' (hippie commune in the jungle, for 1 month).
This involved numerous long bus and taxi rides and 2 boat rides. In all a 5 day affair of non stop traveling.. Quite absurd when the flight was probably much cheaper! but it was all taken as part of the group experience (and to avoid supporting the consumption of excessive ...
Banjarmasin is a big city--it sprawls for miles--but does not have big buildings or much tourism. We landed at a tiny airport (half of the planes were prop planes) and made our way into the city to figure out how to leave the city (to get into the jungle and see Orangutans). We looked into getting a bus, but it was filled up for the next day already and flights on that day were expensive, so we had to wait another day to ...
... it out of our beds until the sun had set.
In Kuta we met a couple of Aussies who were brother and sister and we spent most of our time with them. This mostly included going out but we did take a day trip to a beautiful beach which I can't remember the name of!
For a backpacker Bali is one of the cheapest places to travel, double vodka redbulls for 75p and unlimited BBQ and beer for £2.50 is an example of how inexpensive Kuta ...