The Riverside Javanese Cottages
Travel Blogs from Yogyakarta
... others (98% guys) were climbing and the little dark trails were definitely busy! It was so dark for the entire climb and you always had to be watching your feet so it always surprising to almost step on a little Indonesian lying in the grass along the path to take a rest! 10:45-11:30pm: - Stopped for a bit of a break, which none of really felt was necessary because it just allowed us to get cold while we sat in the wind. But, we couldn't really argue with our guides! They ...
... it. I joined them for their breaking fast dinner at Cha Cha. My favourite thing tonight was cumi asam manis (sweet and sour calamari). Tonight is the first day that the smoke from everyone's cigarettes really bothered me. They are allowed to smoke everywhere, it's weird. And only the men seem to smoke. Now I need to go home and pack- we leave for Pacitan at 5:00 ...
... There were actually girls in Solo wearing shorts and some of the stores were very modern. I don't think I realized how far out in the boonies we live. It was hard to get a taxi to take us into town and our taxi driver on the way back got lost. It was really nice to split up from Jytte, Mary, and Amber today. It's so hard to coordinate a group of 6 and everyone seems to have their own ...
... starving so we walked down the street to a local place called "Resto & Coffee" where they served local food and yummy drinks. We tried some interesting dishes, some we will avoid and others we will go back for! Now we are back to the house, unpacked and ready to tackle our first weekend in Solo! We will be working at PNTC from 8-12 and then have the rest of the afternoon to explore and get comfortable! ...
I began the day by booking my flight from Lombok to Jakarta. This was a smart move as things are getting busy for the end of Ramadan. I was happy to get a ticket with Garruda; the best national airline for the grand sum of 58 Euros. After that, I went to the post office and got some stamps to send some postcards. I walked past Fort Vredenburg and decided to go in there right after I had finished sending the cards off.
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Free parking