Wisma Gajah Guest House
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TravelPod Member ReviewsWisma Gajah Guest House Yogyakarta
All I really wanted was to get back and crash so I made sure to book a room the night before, Meanwhile after three tries they finally put me in an upgraded room. The first the door didn't lock, the second the A/C didn't work, the next the bath was so black from mildew.
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... showered I went back were after two or three attempts I was able to get my details to pay at the counter who subsequently had no idea what they were doing! Walking out with just a receipt I had nothing left but to hope for the best and wait for an e-mail from Lion Air confirming payment. Now with two days away sorted we needed to decide what to do the next day - we had been given a list of tours around Yogyakarta by our hotel manager and for ease booked through him. The tour would ...
... put a limit on daily withdraw of 100 e. Despite the fact that this amount is enough to get you through good few days- you will pay a fee every time you get cash. If you are traveling for longer- those fees will become substantial part of your expenses. Smile a lot- people will response to it. Haggle firmly but politely and be reasonable. Offer 30% of initial price and take it from there. Do get a massage (or even few of them)- quality and price is unbeatable - maybe not ...
magical setting and we relaxed and felt I dunno in our own little fairy tale
world. We bought expensive ballet tickets because we never buy expensive
tickets in England and here they were cheaper than our cheap tickets in
England. Everything and everyone about the theater was well presented it ...
... visited both Australia and Belgium on a number of occasions. As it was the eve of the Javanese New Year he invited us on something of a pilgrimage that many locals undertake: climbing to the top of Mt. Lawu to watch the sunrise and, according to the Lonely Planet, to meditate on top though we didn't witness anything of the sort. Seeming like a good idea at the time, we had a shower and a nap in his surgery before heading out at 10pm for a 50km ...
... that's sort of sitting western style. And I was hassled so much going in and out that I ended up buying some random stuff. Finally!
Now we drove to the bottom bit of the volcano I mentioned earlier (this also goes to the bbc! Maybe...) from where I was told there are some nice walks. Having arrived I was subject to some serious hard selling by a little guy who wanted to drive me around the volcano on a scooter (on gravel!) and other guys with jeeps charging loads ...