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Eduardo Garcia

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Location: Costa Rica

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My marathon to visit three cities in Indonesia in 10 days started yesterday early in the morning with a flight from Manila, the Philippines of a little more than four hours.

My first stop is in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, which is more than 9 million habitants and the traffic is the kind of you can expect of a city of this size.

My first chore after arriving at my place was doing some laundry, I know nothing glamor, but not everything is to visit paradises on this trip.

To get familiar with the area, I decided to explore the area by walking; Quickly I recognize the existence of a service Grab a Bike. Which looks like is a Uber for bikes, all of them with a helmet and a jacket with the brand and you can see on the sidewalk looking for their next ride in their smartphones.

I visited the park Merdeka Square surrounded by palaces, government buildings, and mosques.

In the middle of Merdeka Square is located the National Monument; in the basement, they have a museum that provides a brief introduction to Indonesia independent process from Netherland.

I was glad to notice that three times per days, there is a service to take a lift to the top of the monument to have a panoramic view of Jakarta, of course, a great view but my favorite part was the refreshing breeze.

Airplane

Distance (Kilometers)
Manila, Philippines → Jakarta, Indonesia 2.791
Previously 35.919
Total 38.710

Train

Distance (Kilometers)
Today 0
Previously 528
Total 528

Bus/Car

Distance (Kilometers)
Tanay Tour 0
Previously 890
Total 0

Walking

Distance (steps)
Jakarta (today) 18.429
Previously 1.130.637
Total 1.149.066

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