Weta International Hotel
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... well. They have tastful foyers in muted tones, nice big seats, plenty of leg room, stadium seating, and an interesting range of food options, including - Fish'n'Chips. Tickets were only $4 (40,000R) but same price for everyone regardless of age, employment status, etc.... You'd spend the same again in the candy bar / fish'n'chippery pretty quickly.
... and breathe. Half way up we stopped for a sweet ginger tea which gave me the boost I needed to keep going. The final straight was a steep climb up what seemed to be a never ending hill of steps. I focused my mind on other things and powered through. What I saw as I near the top was incredible and it's only now looking back at the pictures that I fully realise how amazing it was. Perhaps I was a little too out of breath to take it all in properly. The smell of sulphur from ...
... to set off from. On the way to Kumai and all along the river bank are large concrete buildings with lots of small holes in them. We found out from our guide these are bird nest farms, they are exported to China where they turn them into soup and jelly. Weird. In Hong Kong a bowl of birds nest soup can go for $100! Kumai has a large harbour filled with ships, ferries and Klotoks. Klotoks are the traditional wooden boats that take tourists into ...
... on the outside is a huge statue.
It's like this place should be serene on the beach and yet it's not pretty at all, just amazing.
When we leave the temple, out front is a man selling birds for 1000rp (10c). Unfortunately they are in a cage and you buy them and set them free.
We buy 10 and set them free.
I contemplate buying them all....but know that he will catch them again :(
Stacey and I set them free over in the trees near the 4 ...
... a quick phone call and that was that, we would be collected from the hotel tomorrow morning! We paid and left, almost shocked at how easy that had been!
Continuing down the road towards the train station, we were distracted by a museum exhibit in a car park, but this wasnt just any old museum. The Whiskey Class 1950’s era Russian submarine had been operated by the Indonesian navy, and finally retired to its ...