Yasmin Resort & Conference Hotel
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... When we arrived at the floating village, we took a small boat around the lake and then stopped at one of the houses to sat out on the floating bamboo for a fish pedicure - which took a while to get use to because it tickled so much, but it was so relaxing and peaceful sitting out there.
Afterwards it was time to head back to the homestay for dinner, which was equally as amazing as lunch. There were potato fitters, chicken soup, egg ...
... which was good today and a nap before we went for a hike. During our
nap I dreamt that the police wanted to charge us a ridiculous amount for the
hike entrance and Kirsty dreamt we kept taking endless buses to get there and
never made it. Funnily enough while waiting for the bus the police picked us up
and gave us a lift there. The purpose of the hike was to see a magical blue
volcanic lake and 2 waterfalls which were both located 5km up ...
... and money well spent, I felt. Waited here for some 10mins and decided to head back to the parking area for food. The warung was empty at this time (people generally flock a little later in the day) and the guys out together a quick meal of nasi goreng, ayam bakar (grilled chicken) and teh manis (tea with sugar, without milk). After this rather sumptuous meal, I bought a souvenir t-shirt and left in the direction of Jakarta at 1100 hours.
Now on ...
... 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.
... li>« Cut
off» means : no phone, no computer, no book, no pen... no
silence has to be maintained for the 9 first days. This means no
talking with other meditators, no gestures, no look in the eyes. No
activity for 10 days.
separation between men and women in the meditation center :
they shouldn't be able to see each others when they eat, they ...