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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Off again this morning but with a new type of transport, we are getting a train. Haven't been on a train for a while now. So first the bus is way too small to fit everyone and the bags so we are split everyone and their bags between the bus and taxis, Steve and I are travelling in the front seats of the non-air-conditioned bus. Anyway arrive at the …
This morning we got an Indonesian version of a tuk tuk in to town, great fun! We bumbled around the shops and both bought new shoes for £2. Lunch was at a local street side warung were a local told us the food was good. It was fairly standard local cuisine but came to the grand price of 13p, a bargain! We decided to sample more local transport on the way back to the hotel and got a horse and cart. It was ...
... everything except grandmothers. Clothes, toys, food, tourist
stuff everybody is smiling and shouting, a cacophony of sounds.
Dinner was in a small place where a toothless lady with a
huge smile served us.
The first day of work started with a meeting on Sunday, we
had to walk a bit as the street was closed due to a Christening party; just
imagine that at home we would do such a thing.
The meeting went well, and I was dropped ...
... guide, Borobudur Temple is a Buddhism temple. The first few levels of the structure has cravings on it except the top few levels. Another sad fact that the local government did not know much on how to conserve this lovely place many many years back resulted in thefts. Most of the Buddha statues have their heads being cut off and show to collectors around the world. The reason why the heads are being cut off is due to the thieves are not able to carry the whole statue which ...
... wisely packed a torch as we clambered upwards in the pitch black. The climb was steep and long, but we powered on, knowing the quicker we could get to the top, the longer we could have admiring the views. This willpower seemed to do the trick, but we’d be lying if we said it was easy. The soaking, the aching from the previous day, and the poor decision to bring our day bags along were truly patience testing. However, when we reached the top, it was ...