Travel Blogs from Ubud, Indonesia

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Bikes, dragons, and Kecak, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Bikes, dragons, and Kecak

A travel blog entry by travel_buddy

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Up and at 'em! Our transport picks us up for a bike tour at 7:30. Kat and I are a little sleepy after watching the Euro Cup finals in the middle of the night but we're good to go. Up to the base of Mt. Batur for breakfast, good to get a look at what we ...

Holy Grail of Pig, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Holy Grail of Pig

A travel blog entry by travel_buddy

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... of us could eat for the steep price of $2.50. After lunch we notice a large amount of bamboo construction. Turns out that Ubud is preparing for the largest burial ceremony they've had in 25 years. They were building a 90 foot high tower to ...

dejavu all over again, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

dejavu all over again

A travel blog entry by travel_buddy

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... booked a bike tour for tomorrow. The tour is an all day event that starts at the top of Mt. Batur and ends back in Ubud with a few excursions sprinkled in between. Early to bed to get ready for the bike tour except....Jonny and I, we drag ourselves outta ...

On to Ubud, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

On to Ubud

A travel blog entry by travel_buddy

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... ride back to Padang Bay was uneventful and no one puked. Jason and Alison got a tip from a guy on the island who said the Ubud Terrace Bungalows guest house was a good place to stay so that's where we had the driver take us. Upon arrival they only had ...

beyond itchy..., Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

beyond itchy...

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... to Ubud from Padangbai, the beach town responsible for both my delight and misery....I've got some connections I want to make in Ubud.  So I rent a motorbike...it only costs 5 dollars a day here but the driving is a bit treacherous...it seems you ...

Ubud - I used to be a backpacker., Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Ubud - I used to be a backpacker.

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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It's hard to describe how nice Ubud is without sounding smug, but it really is that nice. I guess it's because here you find a spectacular fusion of tradition and modernity in a friendly (and cheap) atmosphere. I can't believe how nice it is to sleep ...

monkeying around..., Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

monkeying around...

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... little cooler, with lots of artists...also lots of ex-pats...plus a monkey sanctuary.  Well, small it is not.  Apparently Ubud has grown and grown and now has more shops than you could ever take in...and in fact, there are lots of artists...but ...

Indonesia - Bali, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Indonesia - Bali

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... day after our mammoth day trip we left the Argasoka Bungalows and checked into the much more comfortable, clean and air-conditioned Ubud Bungalows just a minutes walk up the road. The price reflected this improvement, over 4 times the price, but for one ...

Ahhh Bali, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Ahhh Bali

A travel blog entry by philthy

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... we found that there were offerings to small staues everywhere, even on the islands of busy streets. We caught a bus to Ubud yesterday morning and found another "traditional-style" place with the most amazing gardens (and there were chickens just ...

Knock, knock, knocking on heaven's door..., Ubud, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Knock, knock, knocking on heaven's door...

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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He Said: Bali is sort of an anomaly. Indonesia currently is the world's largest Muslim nation (there are more Muslims here than the entire Middle East) but the small island of Bali is the last remaining pocket of what was once a vast Buddhist and Hindu ...

Fire dancing, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Fire dancing

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... all the water in the alleys had drained away so it was a dry walk). After an hour and half bus ride we arrived in Ubud and was immediatly assulted by people trying to get us to stay at their guesthouses and homestays. We took a bunch of their cards but ...

Bali, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Bali

A travel blog entry by sarah

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Bali: beautiful. Indonesians: wonderfully friendly. Weather: oh my God I am in an oven (at least I am assuming an oven gets hot; poor Phil, I have never actually USED one...). I love hot weather. Loveitloveitloveit. Can't get enough of MICHIGAN in ...

problem with money, monkeys with problems, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

problem with money, monkeys with problems

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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Our third day in Ubud started the same as the previous day, with tea waiting on our porch table followed by a plate of fruit and this time a toasted egg sandwich for breakfast! Mmmm Mmmm. We are so glad we ended up staying at this place and gave up on ...

Quiet Day in Ubud, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Quiet Day in Ubud

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... nbsp; I uploaded some more pics into some other entries too.  Even though it was the fastest internet connection in Ubud, I still couldn;t manage to upload any videos without crashing my browser.  I'm really bummed about that, because I've taken ...

Woodcarvers Worshops & Wyan's House, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Woodcarvers Worshops & Wyan's House

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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Wyan, who works in the Pradha cafe is an amateur woodcarver on the side, and offered to take me to see some 'Master Woodcarvers' in Ubud.  This town is known for its art, and I'm not really into paintings so much, but when he mentioned wood carving I ...

Ubud, Ubud,  Indonesia travel blog

Ubud

A travel blog entry by faff

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... world and bribed our first police officer. Some people end up handing over up to 200,000 to make "solution". Oh well, this is Indonesia, the police and government officials are as corrupt as hell. On our way to Batar we met a dude on a motorbike and he ...

Nyippe Celebration!, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Nyippe Celebration!

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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Nyippe is tomorrow, but that is the day of rest.  Today is Nyippe-eve?  I'll call it that.  Today is Nyippe-Eve!  It's like New Years Eve, and today is the day for the party!  All the Ogoh-Ogohs that have been in preparation for ...

Bali Bird & Reptile Parks, and rice patties too!, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Bali Bird & Reptile Parks, and rice patties too!

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... House's Official Driver) and I took off after brunch for a day out.  (I now have brunch everyday, I'm getting so lazy here in Ubud!) We headed up to Bali Bird Park and the Reptile park adjacent to it.  I've uploaded a few of the highlights ...

Cuppa Cat-Poo-Cino, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Cuppa Cat-Poo-Cino

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... any contact information whatsoever. Hm. We told our hotel's owners about this email, and they confirmed that this happens in Indonesia. Another airline had canceled the same flight that morning, and the hotel guests had to insist that it was essential ...

Birthday in Bali, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Birthday in Bali

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... pool. Our room had great views over the rice fields, a comfy bed and free wi-fi. Happy days. We spent two days in Ubud, mostly relaxing (or fooling around as you will see from the photos!) by the pool, eating nice food, and visiting a couple of temples. ...

Ubud Market & Rice Fields, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Ubud Market & Rice Fields

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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Today I went to the Ubud market to buy a new blouse and belt/scarf for Temple.  I actually did it too, and of course I got a few more things.  After the market, I went to a restaurant called the Dirty Duck.  I'd been there before for ...

Has it been four days since I posted last?, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Has it been four days since I posted last?

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... me actually) and we went for lassies* after the fair and swapped travel stories.  Her name is Faith and she just came to Indonesia from a month in Thailand, so I had to pick her brain to find out all the great spots to visit while I am there.  ...

Back in Ubud, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Back in Ubud

A travel blog entry by philthy

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... public transport. That kind of thing is more for the fun than the money. Afeter getting our room we were wandering about Ubud and ran into a Belgian couple that we met in Padangbai. They were shopping for various wood carvings and invited us to join ...

The Indonesian Archipelago - Bali, Kuta, Ubud, Pura Besakih etc., Australia travel blog

The Indonesian Archipelago - Bali

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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Hey everyone! A bit short on time right now so I am just putting this in to let you know that I have left the Western world and am currently makin my way around Bali. Its a damn interesting and sometimes frustrating spot. So far I have explored ...

Oh, there is a 1 hour time change?, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Oh, there is a 1 hour time change?

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... was on my wall last night in my hotel.  Good thing I think they are cute.  So, speaking of hotels.  In Ubud, they are called guest houses, and they are literally the guest houses of families that live here.  Each family here kind of ...

Bali - Our Island Paradise, don't make us leave..., Ubud, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Bali - Our Island Paradise, don't make us leave...

A travel blog entry by duke_schewe

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... ) 12. Bill and Di being here for two weeks 13. The Food, The People, The Island and it is an Island in Indonesia, not a country - I was corrected very directly on that by a non-Bali native from Java. 14. Running through the Rice Fields and back ...

Spa Day, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Spa Day

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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I spent the whole day today at the spa. I have no pictures. It was 5 hours of unreal luxury. I has a Swedish massage, a body scrub with something that smelled like Maple Brown Sugar Cream of Wheat (and felt like it too)  Then a body treatment of ...

Hindu Temples and Ceremonies, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Hindu Temples and Ceremonies

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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On 04 May I decided to get the hell out of Kuta. A shuttle bus landed my fairly painlessly in Ubud and I checked into Ketut's Place. Incidentally, for those of you using the 2003 Lonely Planet, the Suci Inn no longer exists but the manager from that ...

Arrived in Ubud, on the island of Bali!, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Arrived in Ubud, on the island of Bali!

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... of Hindu paintings, and wood and stone sculptures.  Guess I'm going shopping!  If any of you guys Google "Ubud Indonesia" and see any crafts you want, just send me an email.  I'll be happy to UPS stuff to you from here, ...

Again with the scooters, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Again with the scooters

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... hobbies). When we were all done eating and taking pictures we left the temple and headed to another one on the other side of Ubud called Goa Gojah, or the Elephant Caves. This temple was a little more interesting, at the end of all the buildings was a ...

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