Yasmin Resort & Conference Hotel
Travel Blogs from Puncak
... hotel online before leaving from Jakarta. So I asked around and found the only possible respectable place to camp – a twin room / four-bed cottage for $70! Four bed cottage! For one person!
Damn I need to plan my travels early and get hotels arranged sooner.
I checked into the hotel at about 1600 and had barely an hour to take some rest and eat (no I had not had my lunch after that sandwich breakfast). I ordered nasi goreng ayam ...
... and got to the villa about midnight. A lot of people were up till about 3-4am then were awake again about 8am for breakfast the next morning.
Once we were finished with breakfast we went for a walk to check out the waterfall. It was near the villa, but the walk further up the mountain and overlooking another valley, was beautiful.
This was a pretty successful trip outside the city, even if only for a day.
... 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 ...
Friday, June 29th, 2012 >> From Jakarta to Puncak
Leaving Jakarta for Puncak was an adventure in and of itself. Firstly, we had to be ready for the bus at 5:15 in the morning, so Kyle and I got all of our things together the night before. I had hoped to watch the Euro Cup game between Germany and Italy some time during the middle of the night, but alas, I missed it. We did, hoever, find out the next day that Germany had lost, which was disappointing for me ...
... asking for pictures and generally staring rather bluntly. I think there the relatively revealing dress sense (when compared to a full Burka) which western females would tend to opt for, especially when from a cold climate, made matters worse. We went out for a meal in Jakarta and had a rather bizarre experience in that the food was miraculously ready a few minutes after we arrived and before we had even looked at a menu. Our guide informed us that this is fairly regular ...