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 ...
... 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 ...
... scam and having no intention of getting on a bike and the driver eventually relented and took us to the crater rim as we’d agreed (with the random local accompanying us until we told him in no uncertain terms to push off!). So after a rickshaw, minibus, ferry, bus and taxi we made it to the mountains! Checked into a pretty grim homestay (on the basis that we were only sleeping there for a few hours), arranged the trip up tomorrow, had some food and went to bed. ...
... 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 ...