MesaStila Wellness Retreat
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
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I had to add on this page as I hadn't expected to write anything during our two day sea journey from Borneo to Indonesia...but I was wrong. (The location above isn't accurate). We crossed the equator at 10 am yesterday and little did we know that this crossing for us "virgins" or better known as Pollywogs, requires a rite of passage that was first documented in 1798, but we understand started at the time of Magellan's ...
... the final hour. We had enquired about a hotel and been quoted like 450,000IDR (£23) for a triple room per night, which is pretty expensive for Indonesia, so we decided to just wing it. By the time we arrived it was almost 10:30pm, and we really didn't want to wander around a dark sleepy village trying to find somewhere to stay, so we ended up staying at the hotel where the bus dropped everyone. Also, it was about 8 degrees... which was basically arctic temperatures for us. ...
... thought as the weather was sunny that it was a good idea to go and see the Borobudur which is build between 750 and 850, the largest Buddhist temple in the world which is about an hour drive from our hotel. We arranged a cab to get us there and back for 400.000 rupees (around 40 $ and had lunch before we left. While we were driving it started to get dark and poring down which didn't stop even when we arrived. The entrance for ...
... opportunity to mix with fellow world travelling backpackers. Full of good intention we set our alarm for 0400 to walk an hour up the mountain to watch the sunrise, but a combination of the heavy rain and a cold morning put us off. At a much more acceptable time (midday) after watching 'The Apprentice' on YouTube, we left our mountain village of Cemoro Lawang and took a stroll over to view the crater. Mount Bromo sits in the ...
... smoke and we were right on the edge of a cliff top, not something you experience everyday.
Following this, we made our way back down to the jeep. At this point we were exhausted and headed back to the hotel to freshen up and have breakfast, whilst overlooking the vast array of mountains and Mount Bromo. The tiring journey was worth every aching muscle. It was now time to move on to the next adventure Java had in store for us............we couldn't ...