Saturday, 9 April 2016

Untitled - 9th April 2016

Black ink on a piece of paper, 
Penned down on what was once blank,
Words of the writer, it made a come back. 

About awhile it has been.
Opportunity was great while it last.
But she realize, she then refused.
What was not in her heart anymore. 

Another one came by.
This might be it.

Moving on, where was the music to my heart? 

It was weird. 
Last night, it drums hardcore enough. It made her sang again.

In all sudden, of all Friday night.
She could agree that sometimes, somedays, everyone need a just a little bit of distraction. That good kind of distraction she must say. 

I guess it knocked her silly! 

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Jakarta | May 2015

Just visiting some touristy spots in around Jakarta. But since it's the weekend, we pretty much can not do much. Most of the historical buildings are closed for the day.

And we kinda accidentally crash a wedding at a church, gracefully ( haha! ) but they were kind enough for us to enter and even gave us their wedding favors!

That was the first and definitely the highlight of the day. 

Monday, 14 September 2015

Kampung Daun Culture Gallery & Cafe | Bandung | May 2015

Before going back to Jakarta, we just had to have lunch at this place. By far, my most favourite place to dine in. It is somehow a bit pricey but with a view to kill and luscious green surroundings, we just could not resist it. I am so in love! Sitting like you are somehow in a kampong style, eating with nothing but your bare hands while water flows just next to your hut. 

There are simply a variety of food to choose but we had the ones in a platter, each of us. There is no other better way to end this trip in Bandung.

Sunday, 13 September 2015

Floating Market Lembang | Bandung | Day 3 | May 2015

Sun is shining,
Such a beautiful morning.

It was so bright that day but the wind was blowing, greeted by a welcome drink  ( which you get to choose from at the counter ) at the main entrance of Floating Market Lembang. 

Where to, next? 

It was a rather huge park but we only have like an hour or so. First stop was the art gallery shop which display most paintings of beautiful Bandung. And it was also a souvenir shop for those who wanted to buy gifts for friends and family.

We walked around for a bit while capturing moments along the way.
See where the road lead us to.

Passing by,
We then went for a few minutes boat ride. Thank God that it was a sunny day and it was not raining. Weather's been really great. 

Saying goodbye to the rabbits and duckies. 

A rather super quick walk, I hate it when we were running out of time. The next time, I am coming back to have the whole day here. We could barely covered the whole place! But I truly enjoyed the visit never the less. 

Saturday, 12 September 2015

Bandung | Indonesia | Day 2 | May 2015

A lovely morning from Bandung. Up and about for a delicious spread of buffet. Had breakfast like a king because we were going up to the highland today. Which was a couple of hours drive from town. 

After that traffic jam in Bandung, an hour plus or so, we have reached the strawberry village. Weather was fine, not that cold but a bit windy. It was a perfect day for plucking fresh strawberries.

A basket full of strawberries later, we were seated with various dishes for lunch. And coconut water for refreshment before heading to another adventure.

It was the weekend. Yet another long drive. So it was expected  that the queue up to 'Kawah Putih' was longer. It was super crowded for my liking. It's kind of hard to take a nice picture.

See what I mean?

But I took the opportunity to snap this picture at the side. Yes, when it was less crowded and no one was ruining my frame. Hehe! Surprisingly, this picture I've posted on Instagram got reposted by 'Go Asean' on their Instagram. I'm honored.

A short hike up and down was alright but a seriously deadly smell of the sulphur that came from the cave made me out of breath. It was some how a different experience altogether.

After that, we went back to town for some shopping at places like Toko Tiga and The Heritage ( my favorite ). 

Bandung is the place to be. So many things to do here. Be it for relaxation, fun and leisure. Had a hard time trying to control myself. Haha!

So yeah, that walking around makes us hungry. Screw me, I forgot the name of this beautiful restaurant. With it's great decor and ambiance, I'd come again. Oh, I was too full from those seafood too. 

We went back to the hotel to freshen up after. And another round of street walking to this before calling it a night.

Monday, 7 September 2015

Jakarta-Bandung | Indonesia | Day 1 | May 2015

Landed and safely reached the new terminal of Soekarno-Hatta International airport. As soon as we got through our bags and immigration, we were greeted by our guide and driver. They brought us to a nice place to have lunch at a restaurant nearby. A nice place to begin but my oh my, I accidentally deleted the pictures. But oh well! 

Hello Jakarta, 

Nice to meet you.

This is my first time here and it was love at first sight. 

You have that charm of your own.
Skyscraper tall buildings, crowds on a highway. You are beautiful being yourself. 

Traffic was really bad on the way out from Jakarta to Bandung. Too many cars in the big city. We had a few pit stop at some rest area now and then. Drinks, snacks of banana fritters and their famous tauhu sumedang along the way. 

Hours drove by, with some local Indonesian and reggae songs to kill. I was so sleepy but knowing who I am, I never slept on road trips because for a reason I will missed part of the beauty. That's what I always had on my mind. I may be on vacation but sleep is for weak and it can wait. :D

It was already dark when we arrived in Bandung. 

Without wasting any time, we went a little shopping and straight to the spa. It was so good to get pampered there. After an hour or so, we finally had dinner at a very hipster Kampiun Bistro. A cosy place to just chill and if you are lucky, you'll get entertained by some locals with their angklung performance with a modern twist. 

Kampiun Bistro
Tone's Square  |  Jl   Kebun Kawung, Bandung  |  

And later get settled at our hotel to get a good night sleep or so.