Tawang Argo Hotel

Jl. Brantas No.116, Batu, Malang, Java, Indonesia | Hotel

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Sumatra; remote, evergreen island

A travel blog entry by anne-ruth


... but I realized it's fun. The locals can tell you a lot about the surroundings and in the end I would pay them our lunch or dinner. And to be honest, choice is easily made between someone friendly showing you around who you give some money, or a grumpy person who doesn't care whether you have a good time but only wants your money. From Bukittinggi I took the bus to another lake, as beautiful as lake Toba. Again, there were not so many backpackers so was mainly hanging out ...

My Jungle Book

A travel blog entry by martha.radtke


... We were paired with four guys, who were doing a semester exchange at National University of Singapore. So our group was 12 twenty-year-olds from all over the world trying to survive the jungle together. Our ring leader was Thomas, an Indonesian man who runs his own tour company.

The first night we spent hanging out in the water; the Guest House we stayed in was right on the river. We had dinner and beers served in our tiki house, and sang CCR ...

D97 - Sly on a train

A travel blog entry by kimrichings

... TV and AC. Arrival at Malang station brings the usual frenzy of bottom feeders, hawkers and taxi drivers, we shun all of them and march on.........we really are getting the hang of this now!! Once we have some space we check the map and we are going the right way and the hotel isn't that far. This Helios hotel looks ok, nice inside, we have got one of the standard rooms, which is very basic with only a fan, no AC and ...

Certainly lives up to the hype.

A travel blog entry by richierich33


... that you follow nearly to the top for about 45 minutes to a place called King Kong Hill. From there you join the tarmacked road that runs round the back of the hill and follow it to the summit for 10 minutes. The views get progressively better the higher up you get, and those from the top looking across to Mt Semuru are fabulous. The only negative is that there are loads of TV masts on the top that completely ruin the sunset views to the ...

Orang Utans in Bukit Lawang.

A travel blog entry by gapyearat41


... apart from the grounds it was not good enough so we decided to stay 1 night and find somewhere else to stay. Plus as soon as we arrived they tried to sell us the jungle treks, we just wanted to be left alone, get a shower and relax.

That evening after a nice cold shower we applied lots of mozzie repellant and ate at the guesthouse, It was pitch black out and it would not have been a good idea to try and walk to the village, even with a torch. My thoughts were on ...


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