Tea Garden Resort Bandung
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Had a late start to the day today and for a change instead of going down the hill we went up the mountain. Up to the site of an active volcano. It started to rain half way up so had to hire umbrellas so we could walk over to the edge. A couple of quick photos and we were off for lunch. The rain became quite heavy and ...
... There were man and old lady begging money from us and tatoo maker sitting around the corner. Not much ctivities were seen around except that kind of eery feelings of locals predator'ing us,haha. Can't notice hotel or hostel there. Not a recomended stay for lady backpackers and family backpackers. i do not see any culture to be admired at this road. The pimp and the prostitute keep getting my attention around that area. Not so relaxing anyway.
... so. Then came the kids. The cutest little kids in the world and they did several different dance performances, but my favourite one was the traditional mask dance by three beautiful and super talented girls. The finale of the show involved the whole audience and the conductor taught us how to read hand signs for each note and had us all playing the angklung like pros. Well, semi-pros. Well, maybe not. Oh well, it was fun!
Supper was at an ...
Back to work and back in Indo!
It was a long and arduous journey, but we finally managed to get back home to Bandung and settle into the work week, but it definitely has not been easy for us. Kyle and I both left our respective houses at 4am on Thursday, January 10th and after stopping in Vancouver, Hong Kong and Jakarta we didn't pull into our driveway in Bandung until 3:30am Saturday, January 12th - almost 3 days of travel! Not to mention that Cathay Pacific forgot ...
... And oh boy! did they ever celebrate.
Our bill at the end of the night turned into 1,775,000 rph (= 177.50$ CDN) which ended up solely being on our tab, since everyone had disapeared by that time.
The bill included:
> 8 towers of Bintang beer (~2 pitchers in each tower)
> 3 rounds of Irish Car Bombs (10 shots of Baileys, 10 shots of Whiskey, 2 pitchers of Guiness)
> 2 pizzas
> non alcoholic beverages for me
We also met a Mexican ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service