Tempat Senang Resort Spa & Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Batam
I had two objectives in pekanbaru.
One, to find a kris manufacturer and to pick his brains. After at least a dozen enquiries I conclude there; is very little english spoken in town; kris now means any sort of knife; and there is no craftsman in town. And not any local interest either. Even the blacksmith I found uses oxy acetalyn to ...
... is nothing for tourists to do or see, okay there is a bridge about 5 Km from us, but it’s a new bridge and as we crossed it on our way here, I didn’t see anything remarkable or outstanding about it
The people from Singapore come here for long weekends, some come over for meals and go back the same day (it’s only a cheap hour’s boat ride away)
There are some good restaurants down at ...
... like my doorbell at home.
But it does make you wonder what would happen if you (or a monkey) actually pushed it.
I'm not going to find out.
Plus - look at this interesting drink. It wasn't mine (I stuck to Coke Zero). Sweat in a can?
... Didn't buy any copies of copyrighted movies. But those that are in the theater now are on DVD within days. And they only cost between $1-2.
Did get a photo of 4 people on a scooter, although it is fuzzy. Didn't see any 5's on this trip yet.
Had a late lunch at one of the hotels - had a change of pace on the food as well.
One of my old co-workers works here now. He invited us to the normal Friday night game of frisbee football. Apparently most of the expat families meet at the international school every Friday. Then the guys play frisbee while the women talk and the kids play.
Hard to believe I ran around for over an hour. And the next day, I was SORE!!!
But the payoff - they had real pizza delivered. Much better than the food I was getting to eat.
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking