Travel Blogs from Bali, Indonesia

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What were we thinking?, Mt. Batur, Indonesia travel blog

What were we thinking?

A travel blog entry by travel_buddy

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Today is the day we climb to the top of Mt. Batur to se the sunrise. I wake up around 12 am with incredibly painful stomach cramps. I have some of the worst traveler's diarrhea I've ever had. Cramping, expelling demons, 10 minutes of sleep, and ...

White Water Rafting and Monkeys, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia travel blog

White Water Rafting and Monkeys

A travel blog entry by cyndyh

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... it was beautiful and amazing.   Benny was really nice and was able to share some information about the culture in Bali as well as the provide explanation about the predominate religion, Hinduism.  Benny is from a small village in ...

Bali, continued, Padangbai, Indonesia travel blog

Bali, continued

A travel blog entry by sarah

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Bali continues to amaze...We left Ubud, the "artist capital" of Bali in favor of Lovina, famous for black sand beaches and dolphin watching. It was a needed relief from the constant hot of Ubud, and the breeze from the water reached our bungalow's porch ...

Indonesia - Bali, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Indonesia - Bali

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... ! We were subsequently ushered to a balcony overlooking a massive plantation and served with a selection of coffees and teas, including Bali Coffee, Cocoa, Ginseng Coffee, Ginger Tea and Lemongrass Tea (PIC). Most of the drinks were surprisingly nice, ...

Ahhh Bali, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Ahhh Bali

A travel blog entry by philthy

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... - such nice comfy seats! That was pretty much it for Singapore, but we'll be back & not so jetlagged. Our first night in Bali was in Denpasar. We stayed at what is a "traditional-style" place, meaning it is run by a family who live there. There is ...

Indonesia - Location Summary, Location Summary, Indonesia travel blog

Indonesia - Location Summary

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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LOCATION SUMMARY - Indonesia Location: Bali, Indonesia Duration: 13 days Sights      6 People     8 Food        7 Accommodation    7 Ease of Travel ...

Plan B(each), Sanur, Indonesia travel blog

Plan B(each)

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... on the southeast of Bali. Sanur is well-developed with myriad lodging and dining choices, but skews a little older than Kuta, perhaps Bali's most famous (and hedonistic) beach. I wanted something quiet and laid-back without a crazy party scene, and Sanur ...

Singapore to Bali via Hong Kong...., Denpasar, Indonesia travel blog

Singapore to Bali via Hong Kong....

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... Little India for our favourite curry meal at a small informal restaurant. On Tuesday morning we embarked on our convoluted transfer to Bali. Though direct flights from Singapore to Denpasar are probably only three and a half hours or so, it took us the ...

Diving and motorbiking on the east coast, Padang Bai, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Diving and motorbiking on the east coast

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... not be stopped again, we were on our way once more. We drove a very steep road halfway up the volcano Gunung Agung (Bali's highest peak at 3142m) to an atmospheric but deserted temple called Pura Pasar Agung. The views over the east of the island would ...

Little Australia, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Little Australia

A travel blog entry by zee

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... in Bali absolutely stuffed- it had been 19 hours on the bus from Yogya. I didn't get any sleep though. The reason I had been racing to Bali was Bek, who had come up for a holiday with her best friends Beck and Lou. My four days were a haze and I think I ...

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 ...

Krappy Kuta, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Krappy Kuta

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... down minivan (without aircon!) and made it to the ferry port about 12. Here we endured an hour of Indonesia's finest karoke whilst cruising between Java and Bali. Once in Bali we found our 'tourist bus' had turned into a local bus. We got squeezed in the ...

what is Bali?, Denpasar, Indonesia travel blog

what is Bali?

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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Describe Bali?  This is a start.... Stone carvings decorating houses, temples, street corners...everywhere.  Gods, goddesses, indescribable creatures...well taken care of ...all wearing cloth sarongs and waist sashes and most with a parasol over ...

the end of a life...., Lovina, Indonesia travel blog

the end of a life....

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... me in...it's a struggle...but a few grunts and groans and scrapes and bruises later...we're headed back to the island of Bali and Dewa to see the rice-paddied landscapes as we drive back down to the south.  June 13 The Balinese cremation ...

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

Cuppa Cat-Poo-Cino

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... . It developed into a dance that tells a story from the Hindu epic the Ramayana (though Indonesia is the world's largest majority-Muslim country, Bali remains primarily Hindu). The male chorus provides the musical accompaniment, constituting a sort of a ...

Gili T across to Ubud, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Gili T across to Ubud

A travel blog entry by mktravels

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... Love Pray. K has already downloaded it from iTunes, and is hoping to watch the movie whilst we are here.   Ubud is in central Bali, and having spent a week at the beach, we thought it a good idea to venture in land to see the real Bali. It is very ...

Bill, Ben and Bali......, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Bill, Ben and Bali......

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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... we were taxied back to his villa at Nusa Dua. Kish is a friend from north London we actually met on our last trip to Indonesia, in Borneo. After a somewhat faulting start in borneo(we thought he was trying to hustle us) we got on famously, united in our ...

Unplanned bonus time on Bali!, Lovina, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Unplanned bonus time on Bali!

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... , once we had the flight sorted out, we had a bit of a think as to how best to spend this unplanned bonus time on Bali. Over breakfast, we flipped through the Rough Guide and decided to head to the north-west of the island, to a village called Pemuteran. ...

Chapter 23: The Komodo Debacle, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Chapter 23: The Komodo Debacle

A travel blog entry by easyread

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... idea because we ended up coated in soot. At least we met some chatty young local guys. One was studying economics (in Indonesia?! Poor guy...) and was interested in becoming pen-pals or something. Another kept calling me "handsome," which was funny. ...

Bali, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Bali

A travel blog entry by sarah

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... hot; poor Phil, I have never actually USED one...). I love hot weather. Loveitloveitloveit. Can't get enough of MICHIGAN in August. Bali in August, it's a bit different. Went for a long walk today, did Phil and I. Saw some postcard-perfect rice paddies ...

Tyre-d of call to prayer so relax at Gili Air!, Legian, Indonesia travel blog

Tyre-d of call to prayer so relax at Gili Air!

A travel blog entry by tomandcharlie

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... and the policemen who drove around looking for fit young girls to chat to and perv over! One of the problems of traveling in Indonesia is that you can only get a one-month visa if you buy on arrival which, for such a huge country is nothing really. ...

Forgotten Paradise, Lovina, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Forgotten Paradise

A travel blog entry by ad_n_caz

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... at last. So far we have only seen a collecion of mostly middle aged Dutch and German people. The Brits seem to have forgotten that Bali is here. It is a shame as most of the Balinese livliehoods have depended on the tourists, but as there are so few after ...

In Search of Values, Lembongan, Indonesia travel blog

In Search of Values

A travel blog entry by quest

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... time in Tonsai unfortunately drew to a close, I had the tremendous pleasure of having my father come visit me for a diving trip into Indonesia. When he arrived I brought him to Tonsai so he could get a taste of my paradise before we headed to the tourist ...

Surfer Dudes, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia travel blog

Surfer Dudes

A travel blog entry by cyndyh

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... spend a day surfing.  Today was that day! First off, I have to say, it is a lot more comfortable to surf in Bali (30 degrees = warm water) vs. Tofino (late September = about 15 degrees = cold water!). No wet suits required here, although the shirts ...

Bali High !, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Bali High !

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... map above). With a population recorded about 3 million, the island is home to the vast majority of Indonesia's small Hindu minority. 93% of Bali's population adheres to Balinese Hinduism, while most of the remainder follow Islam. It is also the largest ...

Ubud, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Ubud

A travel blog entry by mktravels

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... a huge set of lights in Denpasar (capital city). Motorbikes on a start line, M at the throttle no surprise we were first away. Women in Bali seem to share the manual work as much as the men, it is not uncommon to see them building roads, putting up bamboo ...

Fire dancing, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Fire dancing

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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We packed up our bags in the morning and after breakfast we headed for the bus that would take us to Ubud (thankfully 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 ...

Just got to Bali, Sanur Beach, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Just got to Bali

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... the extortionate last minute pricing of airline tickets is in the USA. Just for perspective sake, we purchased our tickets to Bali (a 1 hour flight) only seven hours before the plane departed and the one-way fare including taxes was $45.00!!!   ...

Quiet Day in Ubud, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Quiet Day in Ubud

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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So I totally vegged by the pool today, had dinner on my front porch (room service) and only because the Gamelan Orchestra was playing literally next door at the Lotus Temple pond did I venture out for the show tonight.  I've decided to stay in Ubud ...

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

Woodcarvers Worshops & Wyan's House

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... and cousins and uncles, and a bunch of other people that he didn't even bother to introduce.  His Mom made me Bali coffee (yum) and I got a tour of the grounds and fields.  Then he showed me his family's carvings, and started ...

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