Hotel Dafam Semarang
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... never moved so that was ok. It was a very posh looking hotel with amazing traditional furniture but the promised wifi didn't work, there was no staff to cook, in fact there was no staff at all and although I had a fabulous room with en suite (and for once the hot water actually worked), there was no sink! Why?? Brushing my teeth proved problematic! As I couldn't find any staff anywhere I hailed myself a red Angkot on the road outside and tried to make the ...
... taking us around and giving us the history of the place - which was a relief because he first took us down a narrow alley that seemed to lead nowhere and made Janet very nervous. In any event, near the end of his tour, he tried the classic "scam" which is to try to convince us to see a special 'batik' shop in an effort to get us to buy something and get his kick-back. The tour books all warn about this "scam" and when we said no, he was clearly ...
... on it.!!!!!! As we walked to the coaches we were given what. I thought were fans but were in fact rather clever fold flat hats made of material and bamboo. we are bringing them home for two small girls. We left at 07.30 with two police cars to each three coaches and the trip to the train was amazing. The police cars had blues and twos going and cleared the road. We went through red lights and the wrong side of the ...
Highly recommend Joglo's Homestay. 100,000 rp ($10), includes local style breakfast made by Mrs. Joglo. Joglo is a born and raised local guy, fluent English, knows/is related to everybody, can take you to tofu making village or pottery making village, ...
... as much as Borobodur Temple. Borobodur is magnificent and huge. Under every stupa of the last 2 levels before reaching enlightenment, a Buddha is sitting, most of them decapitated by souvenir hunters. On the first 6 levels beautiful carvings can be found, and Buddhas are just above facing outwards. More on its history tomorrow.
Sitting on the temple for 10 minutes, facing sunset - it is such an ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet