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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... size of the place plus the morning mist over the nearby mountains really made for a spectacular experience. By 10am we were back at the hotel for a much needed sleep and a last minute dash to book flights for tomorrow to Lombok.
An 8 hour comfortable train trip through green tropical forest and acres of rice fields to Jogya.
Tania and Roy had told us we must go there. Hotel people met us from the station - raining!
Next day walked into the shopping area. Impressed with cleanliness of the streets and warm smile of the people. Found the huge shopping market. Looked at fabric for our bed at home - to go with the new curtains. A challenge with so many little shops but a guy took us to 4 or 5 and ...
... but it’s also Hindu, not Buddhist at all, and Borobudur is the largest and one of the most important Buddhist sites on earth. I’m not really sure what the Indonesian government, which is dominated by Muslims as is the overall population of Indonesia, is trying to accomplish with this requirement.
Each of the ten levels—nine for ascending in a circular perambulatory pattern, and one final stupa symbolizing the eternal nirvana—is ...
... fall asleep. I looked and found a better seat but
altogether it was not a fun flight. The flowers in this airport made up for it.
I discovered a Chinese restaurant with good coffee and "soon kueh", a kind of
sticky dumpling with vegetables not a bad breakfast. In the snooze lounge with
very comfortable chairs, I am resting and writing, next to several loudly snoring
Sunday morning after sleeping for almost 10 hours I feel a
... to do an hours trip. Pull into Prambanan temple which is the 3rd and final stop on the tour. It is also a 9th century Hindu temple and it turns out that this is just the largest temple in a complex of smaller templey type affairs. We only have an hour though so we make the most of wandering round this one and photoing it to death. Leah spots a kid passed out through heat exhaustion and gives the family one of our bottles of water. The next 45 mins consists ...