|Me in 1986|
The journey started off well. For the first time, I was
|Having it my way.|
Torrential rainfall delayed the flight. It was raining so hard that the incoming plane couldn't land and we were 90 minutes late departing. My new arrival time for the transfer in Bangkok was 4:30. The flight to Jakarta began loading at 4:30... It was going to be tight. Serendipity struck as it turned
|Once again, I get entrusted with |
the emergency exit seat. I exude
competence and a need for extra
After some confusion with my free hotel airport shuttle (I was waiting in front of the wrong information counter), I settled into my hotel near the airport ready to begin calling around to secure a motorbike rental the next morning. As you hear me explain in the video, it didn't work out very well. I ended up having to spend an addition night (last night) in Jakarta. At least the hotel I had planned on staying in in Bogor allowed me to cancel my booking at no charge.
Again, the first day didn't go as planned, but it least it had a happy ending.
|Indonesian food is a happy ending.|
Now, I've got to check out from my hotel and still no word from the motorcycle rental guy.
Enjoy the video.