Travel Blogs from Bandung
... that I am familiar with and are pretty basic when it comes to soccer fans.
Flares, fireworks and burning seats - these are things that I was not familiar with and are not very basic for me.
As the game moved on, the Papua team we were against were pretty tough, and seemed to be trained by Italians (yes, I'm referencing their ability to dive and clutch somewhere on their body). This made the game a little slow at times, and it was hard to focus ...
After trawling through a huge indoor market in Jakarta, we headed to the train station destined fot Bandung to see the upturned boat crater.A first class ticket for this 3 hour, 200km trip was roughly the same price as two frappacino's from the station's Starbucks, where we waited for our train to arrive, which seems a bit of a steal.We arrived at our destination at 9pm with ...
... 5 minutes to our hotel, The Hotel Serena. Looks awesome on the outside, but our room was not that great. Shelley thought it was fine, but you know me.
Our guide for Bandung was Lyre and you could tell that he loved his city by the enthusiasm he showed when talking about the history of Bandung and how it came to be. I especially loved it when he said something about the Dutch coming back to Bandung for sentimental reasons, Shelley burst ...
... manage it on a high traffic day, but they had an entire set up where they were going to make their breakfast right in front of them on the cooktop. It was a baguette slice, topped with lettuce, beef bacon, cheese and then the poached eggs with a sauce similar to Hollandaise, but I can't quite remember what it was called.
The poor waitors were trying to figure it all out. Odds are they had a training day on it, and this was their first time making it because it was ...
... And oh boy! did they ever celebrate.
Our bill at the end of the night turned into 1,775,000 rph (= 177.50$ CDN) which ended up solely being on our tab, since everyone had disapeared by that time.
The bill included:
> 8 towers of Bintang beer (~2 pitchers in each tower)
> 3 rounds of Irish Car Bombs (10 shots of Baileys, 10 shots of Whiskey, 2 pitchers of Guiness)
> 2 pizzas
> non alcoholic beverages for me
We also met a Mexican ...