Kampoeng Padi Boutique Villa
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... however for some reason or another it never worked out and I decided to saddle up and do a long ride at the first opportunity I get. This was it, and the destination was Ujung Genteng (literally translated, it means "edge of the tile" implying the southern coast of Java island that chips off into the Indian Ocean).
Its quite surprising however (to me as well) how quickly one can cook up plans and set the ball rolling if you are really into it! ...
We spent in total 3 days in and around Cianjur, and spent our time exploring the surroundings of the village.
On the way from Jakarta to Cianjur we stopped at a Tea Plantation called Gunung Mas.
Gunung Mas is a government owned company and offers part of the 400 workers the opportunity to live in a small village within the plantation. The walk through the tea plantation was on one hand picturesque, with the green hills covered with tea plants, all perfectly ...
to be scrupulously followed :
- 4.00 am :
wake up bell
- 4.30 to
6.30 am : free meditation in the hall
- 6.30 :
- 8.00 to
9.00 : meditation with the teacher
to 11.00 : free meditation in the hall
- 11.00 :
to 1.00 pm: questions to the teacher for those who want
pm to ...
The family provided us with a yummy rice breakfast, they literally eat it all the time!
We were picked up in a large truck that took us to a rural village, it was a bumpy ride!! We visited a lady who makes bricks, around 15,000 A DAY, and she only gets paid around $5! It's just crazy, the poor thing, she must be in agony by the end of the day, all the stuffing, slamming and cutting.
We walked through the rice ...
... to pick a 'busy looking' restaurant so as to ensure the turnover of dishes is fairly rapid and this then minimises the likelihood that the dish you select has not been doing the rounds for the past few days. I wouldn't say the food was particularly tasty that evening and I stuck with some sort of chicken curry, but in any case I lived to tell the tale. Not a drop of alcohol in sight on any of the streets or restaurants and there are also no off licences, this is a hallmark ...