Hotel Jayakarta Anyer Beach Resort
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... for me as we 'bounced' past endless beautiful scenery, villages and people in the 'birding bus'... for me frustrating as it was like getting a glimpse of a beautiful painting and knowing you would never have the chance to see the whole picture. I was so happy to be 'in' the picture now, experiencing the glorious landscape, able to take time to look at the view, speak to anyone we encoutered and not feel rushed. I think the walk took longer than expected as we took ...
... Essentially we crossed all those lanes of traffic and stood on the side of the road waiting for an angkot (a very small bus- see picture). I wish I could be more descriptive and report details of how Agus knew which angkot we were to get into to get to our next destination but I have no idea. We weren't at any designated stop or signage on the side of the road and 10 angkots drove past us that all looked the same, but then he started waving at one coming towards us, and sure ...
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 ...
... at Midori Japanese restaurant, not far from the resort. This nice Japanese also has a family massage parlor. The sushi was great because from years I have known that the owner always uses best quality ingredient to satisfy the customers. It was not fushion but traditional ones. The wasabi was the good quality one so it made me cried and steaming in the nose.
After lunch we drove back to Jakarta. A little holiday finished.
... 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 ...