Travel Blogs from Borobudur
We got up early again at 3:30 am this time. We both decided that the jet lag was helping us since we weren't nearly as tired as we thought we would be. We met Medi, the owner, at 4 am and he drove us to Borobudur which was quite close. We bought the sunrise tickets and were given a sarong and flashlight to use while visiting. We entered at 4:30 and made our way to the temple and up the steps to the top. Borobudur is a Buddhist temple from around the ...
Touchdown in Bali – that place I love to hate. A quick turn around in 13 hours took us to Yogyakarta and allowed by backpack to be broken into my baggage handlers at the airport!After riding three local buses (18,000 R total) we arrived in Borobudur, home to the temple. Managed to get a room in Lotus 2 guesthouse which was okaybut not as fab as its write up in the ...
... We got on the plane feeling a bit frazzled, but mostly laughing at ourselves. Then we checked in the seat pocket in front of us and found a pamphlet with prayers for all different religions basically asking one deity or another to keep the plane in the air... not the most comforting thing. I personally would rather rely on the pilots skills and the maintenance of the aircraft, but whatever works I suppose. Whether it was the pilot or ...
... there). The Hindus also worshipped and sacrificed money and goats into the crater of bromo. How sad if you were a goat thrown down to the crater though!
We also ate some bakso on motorcycles. First meal in Indon again!
After that were many scenic photo stops across the many plains caused by the lava. The soil was so smooth and not wet at all even though it rained.
Back at our home stay the nice lady owner cooked us some breakfast. ...
... the local plaza. I am ashamed to say it ate in Pizza Hut for tea! We have found Java much harder than other places in terms of places to eat etc. Cities are huge and not tourist orientated, and places to eat are generally road side 'Warungs' with questionable hygiene - so unless you are with a local it is a bit of a gamble eating out.
After a good nights sleep we got up horribly early to catch the train to Yogyakarta. Again the train was brilliant, huge seats, ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed