Tri Puri Meru Hotel
Travel Blogs from Puncak
... two reasons are enough, the prospect of getting stuck on a lonely dark-dirt road in pitch darkness did not appeal to me very much. So I decided to stick to the 1730 program of release of the baby turtles and call it a day.
The actual release of the baby turtles was practically a ten minute program, but all worth the wait. A few hundred people were waiting in anticipation when three guys turned up each carrying a bucket on their shoulder. The ...
... IS CHANGING ALL THE TIME.
My physical pain
now leaves room to a psychological pain. I haven't talked for already
48 hours, the voice in my head is still going on. It is trying to
distract me by any means. When I want to concentrate I see images of
food, of girls, of cars... of everything your mind can throw at you
to keep you under control, to prevent you from getting liberated. I
start to feel isolation, melancholy. I start to wonder what this ...
... to the bathroom or laying on chairs out in the lobby trying to get through it all.
Kyle was one of these unlucky fellows. He had thought it might have just been a bit of the food, but when his stomach started to become painful and he was getting the poops, it all went downhill from there.
I was already exhausted and cranky from the trek, but i felt like i was going to pass out in the middle of the large session, but the moment we got ...
... The traffic in Jakarta is unreal. We had been in the northwestern side of Jakarta the whole time, where the traffic was not as intense. However, to go south to Puncak, we would have to cross the city and the downtown core in order to make it down to the mountains.
The traffic was absolutely obscene. It didn’t help that there were people puking in front and behind where Kyle and I were sitting. I am eternally grateful for my iPod and it’s ...
... in all directions. The slums situated on the edge of the city were also clear to see and the areas under bridges are populated with squatters living homeless in what are disgustingly filthy rivers. It feels shameful to think humans have to live an everyday existence such as this. We made the 4 hour journey out of central Jakarta and into the East Javan countryside and I could tell pretty instantly that the more rural lifestyle and cleaner existence was going to be much more to my ...