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A couple of day here (with the first one just recuperating) and we had enough. We went to the main train station to get a ticket out of here (the night trains are apparently reliable and comfortable) and were told that no tickets were available for the next 3 days, a consequence of too many people living in a too crowded space. The only other time I experienced that was in China, and indeed it is the most populated country in the world.
So guess what? ...
... it coming up through the floor. We round a corner and are once more on dry land. But not for long...... We continue plunging in to water of unknown depth, getting side swiped by the waves created by the lorries and buses going in the opposite direction, and still we haven't reached our destination. We continue on our way helped enormously by the fact that our taxi driver is pottering along totally unconcerned. But the rain continues to fall, the thunder and ...
... Aus.. so drivers pay a menial 30,000 rp..$3 to have one sit in their car and transit quicker.. Mother & baby are counted as two but only one payment made...don't think it would work at home but the poorer Indonesians will take a few rupiahs for any task..
We pass many mega large homes again.. the "have $$$" in this city certainly do have it..land area approx 4000 sq m.. rental homes in area start at approx 650 ...
... handcarts, rikshas, pedestrians all moving together in a continuous traffic jam. However we still managed to get to the office by taxi and only to get lost occasionally in trying to find the adresses of partner organizations in this megacity.
One project is working on developing a fair bank wiser for Indonesia using the model of the Dutch bankwiser: The BankWiser ...
... aversion for what is.
At the end of
the day, I couldn't take the physical pain anymore. My legs were
burning. A tear ran on my left cheek, a tear on my right one. I felt
defeated. I felt miserable. This was the perfect start to fight
against my ego.
On day 2, there
was a little victory. At the 9.00 meditation, I found a new position
for seating. Before I had been seating with the legs crossed on the
low part of our seat and ...