Jalan-Jalan in Jakarta
And so another day draws to a close, a fairly typical day in Jakarta.
Our kid and I squeezed onto a train and headed up to Kota Station.
That episode is worth a separate post.
We had to fight our way off because of people fighting their way on.
I have already posted
We then went by mikrolet
(minibus) up to Mangga Dua Mall.
A post about the 'informal' transport services of Jakarta might be a good topic.
I got some cash from the only ATM, out of four, that was working.
The banking service, or lack of it, is a theme worth following up.
Up on the 4th floor we arranged for Our Kid's computer to be rebuilt.
The excellent service we received, again, is worthy of a comment.
After that, we bought 20 pirated DVDs, all on our 'must have' list.
I hesitate to blog about piracy as I enjoy the benefits.
Another mikrolet took us back to Kota station.
The traffic infringements we experienced are not mentioned here
We then boarded the Busway and headed for Sarinah.
I have often praised this service, and argued for more
In the Sports Warehouse, we bought Our Kid a couple of badminton racquets.
I've already written about available play spaces, or the lack of them
I also managed to buy some trainers for casual wear, size 13.
Shopping for Jakarta expats would make another good topic.
We ended up in Ya Udah
in Jalan Jaksa.
A good place for lunch and a couple of beers.
All the above are Jakarta-specific; a lot of my posts are not.
From now on, I'll be posting these topics on Jalan-Jalan Jakarta
This is a subject-specific blog
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