Hotel Jayakarta Anyer Beach Resort
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Merak, a small town 90km west of Jakarta, on north-west tip of Java island this area is known as Banten ( the west most region on Java island ), Merak means Peacock in Indonesian language. This is the main port to ship to the Sumatra island ( the longest island of Indonesia ), all people from Java island to Sumatra by roadways+Sea must go through Merak, so this port is always busy. By bus ...
... of it.
It was Friday evening after work. We arrived at the resort after dark. We got a villa with two bedrooms, a kitchen and a living room. We put our snack and groceries in the fridge then went to sleep.
The first thing we did in the morning is swimming. They also have tennis court but we don't play tennis. If you don't feel like doing exercise, you can have a good book and laying lazily near the pool.
... until noon, so I had to pack everything wet, when was
still raining, and start my day pulling my bike out of the soily gum
For two hours I was following trucks on
the busy, only-main-road, sniffing fumes and swimming in the rain.
Then, not seeing any perspective for change for better I decided to
use some second size roads. I lost a few hours but at least have seen
a bit of country side of Sumatra.
At the end of ...
... was... heard as far away as Australia and Mauritius (and continues to remain the world's loudest recorded sound). In addition to reducing the size of Krakatoa island by two-thirds, the eruption generated a 100-foot tsunami that destroyed hundreds of villages and killed 36,000 people throughout the Sumatra and Java ...