Vue Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bandung
Had a late start to the day today and for a change instead of going down the hill we went up the mountain. Up to the site of an active volcano. It started to rain half way up so had to hire umbrellas so we could walk over to the edge. A couple of quick photos and we were off for lunch. The rain became quite heavy and ...
... at 7 and 8 am and we visited the school. Most impressed to see 4 staff waiting at the arrival point and welcoming every child with a handshake. Clean, tidy and well disciplined environment.
Then off to the airport to depart through the tiny airport, not geared to cope with the expanding tourism.
One night in Singapore - dinner with our newest CS - Dyna who stayed with us just 2 months before - and her mother.
Then 9 hours home to Auckland - exhausted.
... rabbits which, I was told, would be used to make sate?! Apparently snakes as well as the acceptable chicken variety are also found in Indonesian sate.
The volcano is a modest one, though the smell of sulphur could be smelt some way away. The views were quite nice, though nothing compared to Gunung Bromo I've heard. We took some pics, walked up to the site of the so called 'sacred water' and went in t tunnel, which is where my little torch came ...
... all of it really good. I started with salad and filled up so we had a break. They had a bbq section with all sorts of meats which you could just pick and they would BBQ for you. They had turkey but Charlotte said it was rubbish, they had nothing else really in the way of traditional Christmas lunch though. I don't care, I don't like roasts and **** anyway, this is the best Christmas food I've ever had, precisely because it isn't Christmas food. We had tea for 3 ******* ...
... take it home. Kawah Putih
(White Crater) with the white view that match with the name, Deer breed,
Patenggang Lake, a lake recreation place, Ranca Bali tea plantation.
Ranca Walini swimming pool that layed in the middle of plantation, to rest and enjoying the view that extended green.
After dinner return back to hotel for overnight.
D4. Transfer out – Departure (B)
After breakfast, Free time until check-out time and transfer out to airport