Mega Cikini Hotel
Travel Blogs from Jakarta
... the truck an SUV went blowing by and the wake from the truck took off my sandal. Dammit. So I try to find some when we get to the store... Except that everyone else was too. By the time we got our supplies and headed back out we found out that the shuttle that runs from the apartments to the store was running so we were brought back completely dry. Yay.
My neighborhood drained pretty quickly. By day three there was only water along the curb about eight inches wide and ...
... course was fish with pasta. The fish was poached fish pieces smothered in some white sauce, complemented with boiled tube pasta, carrots and french beans.
Dessert was strawberry mouse squares. It's just pure foamed creme with sugar, tartly layer of something that tasted like strawberries.
A bloke asked if I liked surfing, I thought he said "did I like something ?"
I replied, yeah, "What you got ?"
A woman asked me about "horse meat in England"
It werent "Horse meat " it was "House Maid"
So it made an interesting night
Life (27 hours) has been very boring, so maybe I will be able toad more in Jakarta
Although my laptop has been causing frequent strife during my adventure, I have been very thankful for my iPod and it's ability to let me access the Internet ( as well as the heart warming emails from family) and post this addition to the blog. It's still surreal to be in Jakarta and to be in Indonesia. I'm sitting in one of the open terraced intersections that crosses into an adjacent building, and the breeze is so ...
Time to say goodby to Pangandaran and head for the bright lights of Jakarta, but we don't plan to stay long. Not so happy in big cities, and so we intend to head for Padang in Sumatra the next day.
The trip to Jakarta was about 8 hours. We travelled in a non air-conditioned bus, as to wait for the a/c was going to take another hour. We left at 7.00am and, surprisingly, there were only about 20 people in the bus, which ...