Twin Plaza Hotel Jakarta
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"to my left there's a window
where did I go?
my reflection just blends into rows of coats
and bad ideas, but ideas nonetheless and so"
prepare trip look like prepare a success. need more search, more literature, more patience and support for your partner if you didn't go alone.
this is my first journey to get out of my country. i’ll try to be a solo traveller as before but my mom disagree with my idea -actually ...
... a lot of the Polynesian history in Hawaii (and other islands I just haven't been able to explore yet), but some are just cool.
Now, all you have to do to find out how awesome is come check it out for yourself.
While I'm here.
That's the point.
Come visit me.
PS-This was the same day Hotma introduced me to the Gurame Rica Rica but that's been added to the food entry.
... way to start the tour! We settle in, and then meet for breakfast at 9am. Amazing buffet! We decide we need to walk and stay active or we'll never get over jet-lag, so we take a taxi to the main square of the old city, and spend a few hours exploring to get a feel for the place. We visit a ceramic and fine art museum, walk through the train station, and then take some side streets to observe people ...
... everyone is constantly saying hello to you as you walk past its like the whole city is your friend.
After Kota, I headed for the Old Port, "Sunda Kelapa," on foot with my map in hand. This took me through some interesting sites. I went to see the old draw bridge which was the only one remaining from the Dutch. Unfortunately, although the bridge was intact, the entire area between Kota and the Old Port was very destitute. Many of the buildings were abandoned or caved ...
... we thought we would be there in no time…so wrong. Our taxi driver attempted to take a “short-cut” as all the roads were gridlocked (the driving is insane over here), but unfortunately it resulted in a dead-end down some tiny cul-de-sac. Thus he had to reverse over a mile back down the street to re-join the main road… we eventually arrived 1.5-hours later (the same time it took us to fly from Singapore to Indonesia!!)
We were checked in by ...