Le Margot Hotel
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5 juillet! On comence à s'adapter un minimum à la ville chaotique qu'est Jakarta! On prend notre déjeuner à l'hôtel comme d'hab, au Margot Café, puis on se dirige pour prendre le bus. Notre destination aujourd'hui: le zoo de Ragunan.
Il faisait très très chaud, et on a décidé de s'arrêter à un shopping mall pour profiter de l'air climatis …
... next morning.
We got up around 3am, gathered our things and waited in the hotel lobby for our shuttle to pick us up. He arrived right on time at 3:45am and then we picked up 3 other people. Once we had everyone we headed to Setumbu Hill to watch the sun rise from behind the temple. Once the sun was up we made our way to Borobudur Temple. We explored the temple for about two hours before meeting with our driver again. The temple is beautiful. ...
... they're still no wooden hut. Turns out that there are millions of things to do there, so maybe there's no rush to move on to KL We go down to the chinese restaurant in the hotel for food. We have an incident where we're directed to the non-chinese restaurant, get up, wander out, wander back through as that's where the chinese is, check the menu of the chinese restaurant, and then get told by some very confused staff that the Chinese one is closed. Clearly there's got ...
... of the box to figure it out. Some of the snakes had their mouths taped shut, and others not.
So there it was that we watched the kid finish some other guy's order, and then he grabbed a snake straight out of the crate with his bare hands like it was nothing, and start to coax it into action to get it fired up for us - obviously we are bule and we want a show. Then using wood block pincers, he wedges the snakes head, uses a little tomohawk and chops the snake's ...
... believe I didn't give enough. There is not much I can do except to have Sarah pay from now on. These are my only bugaboos and after doing much research, I found that nobody makes very much and there is a lack of government help. We can continue to feel ripped off for paying an extra twenty five cents or we can understand that twenty five cents is a meal to one local and they need it. After coming to peace with this I was then able to enjoy myself.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLe Margot Hotel Jakarta
Breakfast included, good food at margot cafe right beside the hotel. Good location, clean room.
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