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So we left the hotel in
There was no air conditioning, but that’s not necessary, Garut lies in a mountainous area so it’s cool here. The bathroom is different than the ones I know in
We slept well that night until we were woken up by the mosques and people yelling "sahur!, sahur!" (breakfast before sunrise). The sound of the mosques kept on and on ‘till the sunrise. This is a strong Muslim area. The walls were made of braided bamboo, so we can hear sounds clearly. At sunrise we fell asleep again.
When we woke up, we headed to the restaurant. All chairs were set on the table and a boy was cleaning the floor. I asked, “where can we have breakfast?”. “Breakfast?” he looked surprised, “ That was this morning at . We don’t serve anymore, it’s ramadan”. Wow, is this a hotel in
So with empty stomachs we continued our journey hoping to find a restaurant elsewhere. But all restaurants were closed, even the McDonalds was closed. I was told that the mass threaten restaurant owners and insist closure during the day.
Later that day we found a bananastand on the roadside, where we bought bananas for brunch. Another stand sells pineapples, we ate these for lunch, they were so juicy and extra delicious...