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Travel Blogs from Yogyakarta
... to be hitting the Islands so missing out on the coast wasn't going to be a problem.
You can buy food on the train, but its a little overpriced, so take food and snacks, however at a few of the stations there are hawker "stalls" where you can pick cheap snacks for anything between 2000-10000.
So having in arrived in the town of Yogjakarta, my next task was to get to the village of Kaliurang. (I haven't yet explored Yogba, but should over the ...
... checking in and admiring lovely building, we hired a scooter from the hotel and headed to the Sultan's Palace in the Kraton, the walled city in the centre of Yogya. The guidebook was overly effusive about this to be honest, and even though we hired a guide to show us around, it was quite an unrewarding hour spent! Guide showed us to an official batik workshop, to see how batik art is produced, and bought a couple of pieces - more elephants and a ...
... I opted in for another shopping day cause the burn on my leg still isn't quite closed...no public pools yet for me! So Vien picked up Jytte, Mary, Christy and myself and took us to some local shops in the heart of Solo that he knows carry some of the less expensive fabrics to make some pants or scarves out of :) We all went a little nuts buying some fabric after he pretty much said we had no limit as to how much his aunt would be able to make before we left Solo. So I ...
Today, Mary, Kelsea and I all fasted for Ramadhan and woke at 3 AM to eat and then didn't eat all day until 545. What a strength it takes to go all day without food, of course we drank water (I had some lemon water as well) otherwise I'm sure that I would have passed out. I actually managed the hunger but felt tired majority of the day. We really didn't do much and luckily it was pretty slow at PNTC. We watched Nawang perform several assessments and came home ...
... and then debated going to a movie but nothing great was playing and figured we were all too tired...it was already 930 after all! So we headed home and hit the sack by 1030pm :) That **** cray fo sho! (Just for you Nicole <3) Tomorrow we are hoping to solidify some plans to hit up some sight-seeing at some temples on Sunday and then hitting the pool in the afternoon after work and dance lessons! Rough life, I tell ya ...
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