Tag: Indonesia

Sort of Scammed in Yogyakarta

After Jakarta, arriving in Yogyakarta was like a breath of fresh air. Well, not quite fresh, Yogyakarta traffic is of the same shape and density as Jakarta, if not on the same scale, but it was a breath of different air which means much the same thing.   Instead of the tacky and worn grandeur…
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Going Five Star in Jakarta

You know the traffic’s bad when people can make their living selling cigarettes and snacks through stationary car windows. Sitting in an airport taxi in traffic that looks as though it stretches from the past way into the future, I can hardly see a thing. It’s only 5.30pm, far too early for sunset but the…
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