The Riverside Javanese Cottages
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Free parking
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We arrived at Yogyakarta's Tugu station at 3:30am, and settled down on some bench seats. Jacqui crashed out while Dave wrote up the diary then we both read until around 9am. By this time it was warm and sunny, and we decided to wander to our hotel. We passed markets and the Kraton (palace), as well as endless offers for cyclo ...
... so hard to grasp much information. One highlight for L was seeing 4 ladies in traditional dress having their photo taken, we thought they might work at the Kraton but their hair was amazing, like huge latticed bread at the back and very high at the front!
After the Kraton we head back into town looking for lunch and get so hot we duck into a shopping centre for some AC. Turns out they have a hairdressers and the manager has a great fringe so L decides to let her cut her ...
... to get one! With a little over £10 in Malaysian currency on us, and the fact they didn’t accept card we were stuck. Just as we started to explain our situation to the border control an Austrian women turned up and she was in the same situation, no visa and no cash. In the end one of the Air Asia staff vouched for us, and the Austrian lady and I were escorted through border control to an ATM whilst Laura stayed behind to ensure we didn’t do a runner. After ...
... 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 ...
... were huge and I don't think we realized just how over our heads we were. Then last night we had a yummy supper at Ramahala and then Bintang beers on the beach with two guys we met, Roel (Swedish/Danish) and Phil (German) after being absolutely exhausted came home. I was woken by a terrible earache so ventured out to the Apotek this AM and had fun translating to get ear drops. We attempted the surf again today and the waves were way smaller, still didn't manage to get up but we ...