Food Poisoning in Jakarta Wooohoo

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Another month, another destination! This time I took a trip to Jakarta, Indonesia for the installment of the Penang Trishaw Entourage

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The team packed our bags and took Garuda Airlines over to Jakarta. I'm pretty surprised by Garuda Airlines as it is really worth it to travel with them

We paid about RM400 per pax, and it comes with a welcome drink, a meal and in flight entertainment! And funnier still? some budget airlines were even more expensive than Garuda Airlines

*I feel blessed*

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Yinn and I

Our 3 hour flight arrived at Jakarta, and we too a cab straight to our hotel, Hotel Neo Melawai. Traffic is so bad hat it took us an hour plus just to reach the hotel

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The crazy Traffic

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So that building is to Untar...So where are we Tar-ing? LOL (Ok I know I'm that lame)

*It is actually a university

The hotel is pretty decent, rooms were clean and the hotel cafe/bar has a nice concept. It is near the B2 Shopping mall but the only part that I didn't like is that there were quite a lot of Japanese Bars/Karaokes nearby (sleazy joints)

The hotel cafe:

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So what did I like about Jakarta? Definitely the food even though I got major food poisoning after that LOL. The food poisoning was pretty bad as i had fever, diarrhea and constant vomiting for the next 2 days wtf

Question of the day: Guess which food I ate which made me die over there

*sorry no prizes* or I can give you 100 rupiah? LOL

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Bebek Goreng (Fried Duck) which was pretty weird as they didn't clean the duck properly and hair was still sticking out of it

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Baso Malang, The name Malang (bad luck) already says everything

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Beef Satay Rice Set

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Jco Cronuts

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Coconut Oreos! Something hard to find in Malaysia

*The Answer will be at the end of the post*

The event was held at Gandaria City Mall, which is a pretty big mall at Jakarta. The setup and event went pretty well, and definitely the one thing that is most memorable is the Jakarta Crew

They're super friendly and professional which made working with them really pleasant! 

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Natsaw doing her thing

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The event venue

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Zakwan from Screw The Box TV helping us with the shoot

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Doing my rounds

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Caricaturist, Mr Lefty from Penang

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The Jakarta Crew

One thing that's great at Jakarta? The Shopping! There's so much to be bought and its so cheap! For example a Polo Ralph Lauren custom shirt will be about RM100 only (25 usd) So I happily bought a lot!

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2 Storey Ace Hardware! My heaven!

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Somehow I can only think of Ross Geller here LOL

Another surprise we had at Jakarta was the visit of our Ex Intern, Sherley. We managed to grab some awesome cotton candy ice cream desserts! check em out:

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Sherley's Popcorn Ice Cream

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Yinn with her cotton candy which needs to be smothered with chocolate

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My Cone

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Group photo of us

As the event came to an end, it definitely is time to party! Freddy brought us out on a clubbing experience at one of the local clubs. We got VIP treatment and evacuated a booth near the DJ console!
Drinks all night means we got pretty smashed up

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with Yinn

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Group Pic with Freddy, Aguong and Aguong's brother

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Crashing the next table

So anyway, what is the answer for my crazy food poisoning in Jakarta?



That is the only different food i had compared to the rest throughout the stay. so that's definitely the cause of it. Now who wants to claim their 100 rupiah? LOL

But all in all, Jakarta was pretty amazing! Thanks Jakarta Crew for making it a memorable experience for us!

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will definitely be coming back in December for Djakarta Warehouse Project!