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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 ...

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 ...

Continent #3, Denpasar, Indonesia travel blog

Continent #3

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... a stopping-off point for us, though, as we catch another flight to Labuanbajo after about 15 hours here. I'm really excited about Indonesia, I think I'm going to love it here. We are currently enjoying a very relaxing morning by our hotel pool. (Yes, a ...

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 ...

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. ...

Back at Bali, Badung, Indonesië travel blog

Back at Bali

A travel blog entry by stefanoandrea

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... We walked around a bit more and than went back to watch the last episode of Blacklist year 1. 26th Our last day on Bali and in Indonesia (this year) After breakfast we went to the beach for the last time as tomorrow we were flying back to Thailand. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

on to Bali!!!, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

on to Bali!!!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... to leave, because we were in the discount terminal there was not alot of places to eat or much do while we waited. Once we were in Bali we headed to a taxi stand and he took us to Kuta and a popular area with lots of hotels. We walked around for about an ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Surf 'n Fail, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Surf 'n Fail

A travel blog entry by irax

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... were correct. Is it me, or shouldn't it be draining anti-clockwise down here? As you can tell I'm having a grand time in Bali.... The streets of Kuta are a nightmare, it's mainly little alleys where heaps of motorcycles pass you both ways all the ...

Dengue fever!!, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Dengue fever!!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... definitely have better diving than Thailand does.  Then the day after my diving we packed up and bought some tickets back to Bali where we could see a doctor. The hardest part was trying to get Jackie mobile considering she'd been in a bed for a ...

A weeks worth of Dining & Drinking in Kuta, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

A weeks worth of Dining & Drinking in Kuta

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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And a quiet sunday afternoon here, so here are some of the gratuitous dining and drinking photos from the past week. -------------------------------------- HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Happy Birthday To YOU Happy Birthday dear Maaaa-AaAA-rc HAPPY ...

Sanur, Indonesia: Australia Day Celebrations, Denpasar, Indonesia travel blog

Sanur, Indonesia: Australia Day Celebrations

A travel blog entry by samber

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... to Bali via Labuan Bajo. Good flights with meals provided on each legs. Garuda - we're impressed! Landing at Bali Domestic was a different experience to that of International. No hoards of people holding name boards, no people promising affordable ...

Kuta, Indonesia: Third Time Lucky, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Kuta, Indonesia: Third Time Lucky

A travel blog entry by samber

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... a break from the heat of the streets we lounged in the hotel pool and enjoyed having sunshine. As much as I've bagged out Bali and Indonesia in general, it is a good place and most of the problems we faced were due to our budget. We had to catch the ...

Indonesia, the last word!, Kuta,  Indonesia travel blog

Indonesia, the last word!

A travel blog entry by faff

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... tobacco or in the villages, betel nut. > 1 large Bintang (660ml) usually about 3 EUR. > Dinner usually about 3-5 EUR each. Indonesia is a sprawling country and you need lots of time to get around and lots of time to recover from getting around! You can ...

Bali - Indonesia, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Bali - Indonesia

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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Hi There All, Ohhhh bet it's getting much much colder for those of you back in the UK! Not long now until Santa pays you a visit.......The drunken christmas parties are probabaly already well underway! After sadly leaving OZ we landed Singapore and spent ...

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