Travel Blogs from Bali, Indonesia

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Welcome to the Southern Hemisphere, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Welcome to the Southern Hemisphere

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... to a building site he just pointed down the street and I must admit it didn’t live up to my preconceived ideas of Bali.  This feeling was short lived though and we passed the building site and emerged in to a warren of bustling alleyways that ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Day 55: Ubud, Beach Bumming & the Memorial, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Day 55: Ubud, Beach Bumming & the Memorial

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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Ahh, what a good night's sleep, and in a great budget hotel too. The Indonesia section of the LP book scores again. After devouring a banana pancake, I headed out to the beach. Kuta is basically a larger, busier Asian clone of Rosarito, so anyone who's ...

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. ...

Hills, Thrills and Spills, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Hills, Thrills and Spills

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... . We ate our last omelette on toast said our goodbyes to the lovely owners and their son and went to catch the boat back to Bali.  Now we had found it interesting that when we booked the boat back the agent had told us that they would endeavour to ...

Surfs up Eggsy's down, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Surfs up Eggsy's down

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... forward to learning to surf from scratch to being a wizard and surfing G-Lands (the best surfing in the world) before we leave Indonesia, I was ready for about 20 odd days of constant surfing, I may be overweight but with a background in windsurfing and ...

Damp Squibs and Broken ribs, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Damp Squibs and Broken ribs

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... and went for a walk to try and plan our way to see the volcano’s of Java, get to achieve another of our aims in Indonesia Komodo (as in dragons) or get to the Gili Islands well the price to get to the volcano’s was 800,000 about 55 return ...

G Land? We're in Dreamland!, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

G Land? We're in Dreamland!

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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We woke, fortunately E was feeling a lot better, I on the other hand needed her to lift me out of bed. Another day of not surfing then. Essentially we had another day relaxing by the pool reading and for Lady E to shop..... well to feel all the items in ...

Bruised thighs and altitude highs, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Bruised thighs and altitude highs

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... into another Asian temple on this trip. More stunning, stunning views and the we started to descend towards our other intended destination in Bali, Ubud. We were really tired by this point but we had wanted to come for a few days but the bus trip one way ...

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 ...

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!!!   ...

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 ...

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 ...

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