Huswah Transit Hotel
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... cool respite of Plaza Indonesia. After little debate we settled on Fatburger for our first meal, followed by a coffee.
After wandering around the malls aimlessley for an hour or 2 we hit up Bread Talk to grab some food to take back to the hotel for a quiet (and early) night ...
... and ready to go back home but we had come all this way so wanted to make the most of it! I had already researched a bar/restaurant to go to called "Eastern Promise" which was actually British run. We found it pretty easily and got an absolute shock when we opened the door, it was packed to the roof with white people! I would say it probably contained the entire western population of Jakarta all sitting in a brilliant reproduction of a traditional English pub - I ...
We are almost final with our plan for the Mekong Region Part I Trip. The itinerary will be:
Day #1: Flight from Jakarta to Ho Chi Minh
Day #2: Traveling by bus to Can Tho
Day #3: Traveling by bus to Chau Doc
Day #4: Traveling by boat to Phnom Penh
Day #5: Traveling by bus to Siem Reap
Day #6: Siem Reap
Day #7: Traveling to Bangkok
Day #8: Bangkok
Day #9: Flight from bangkok to Jakarta
... I ventured into in search of a padlock. Having no luck I returned to Jalan Jaksa for a quick Nasi Goering in a local restaurant.
I met James along with a few of is friends in Bar called Melly just around the corner from where I was staying. Unfortunately other than knowing I had a great time I don't remember a great deal about the rest of the night. One fragment of the evening that remains however was the strange situation of being in a ...
... anymore other than possibly at night. This was a bit of a revelation to them, especially when I explained that most women use tampax. I explained we all know the risks of TSS, but what I think surprised them the most was the fact that young girls often use them when they are still virgins (and that I indeed was one of these when I was younger!). Anyway - it was a shame because they were lovely and I wanted to help them, but the thought of trying ...