Travel Blogs from Bali, Indonesia

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Seminyak, Indonesia: Merry Xmas & Happy New Year, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Seminyak, Indonesia: Merry Xmas & Happy New Year

A travel blog entry by samber

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I'm sorry did we take a longer flight, skip over Indonesia and land in Australia because there are way too many Australians for it to be anywhere else. Think of Bali as an Australian Benidorm. Just swap the white trainers for double pluggers (flip ...

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 ...

One day in Kuta is enough...., Kuta Beach, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

One day in Kuta is enough....

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... Homestay turned out to be pleasant enough, with friendly people. The next morning we set off on our mission to buy an Indonesia guidebook... what a struggle! We were hoping to pick up a secondhand Lonely Planet, but could not find an edition more recent ...

A little luxury in Bali.., Kuta, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

A little luxury in Bali..

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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Arriving in Kuta, Bali after a full day travelling we checked into the Simpang Inn which is a lovely little hidden hotel off the main street. We got a huge room with bathroom, fan and balcony and the hotel has colourful gardens and a great swimming ...

Is Bali Still Paradise?, Canggu, Indonesia travel blog

Is Bali Still Paradise?

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... no idea how travelers that don't know how to ride get anywhere they need to go without spending a fortune on taxis. And finally, Indonesia has a quirky law in place requiring an international driver's license, which no one has and they know it.  The ...

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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... 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 here.  The bird park had lots ...

Birthday in Bali, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Birthday in Bali

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... excellent and the standard of accommodation was also very good. The beaches however, we found to be rather unremarkable and overall we found Bali to be very touristy. That said, we only spent one week here, which is not really long enough to get a full ...

Ubud Market & Rice Fields, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Ubud Market & Rice Fields

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... ; After the cremation we're going to head up to Pura Besakih, (http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-2762244-pura_besakih_bali-i?action=describe) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_Temple_of_Besakih) the biggest and most important of the temples on ...

High Priest Cremation Ceremony, Gianyar Indonesia, Gianyar, Indonesia travel blog

High Priest Cremation Ceremony, Gianyar Indonesia

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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The pictures really tell the story of the ceremony, so take the slideshow tour.  I've narrated in the photo descriptions ...

A weeks worth of Lovina Beach sunsets, Lovina, Indonesia travel blog

A weeks worth of Lovina Beach sunsets

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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This beach is so gorgeous.  It's a small little town, with just a few shops and even fewer restaurants.  And I thought Ubud was small.  All eight "beach sellers" knew me by name after day 1.  And I was only on the beach in the ...

I'm being featured on BohemianJourneys.com!, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

I'm being featured on BohemianJourneys.com!

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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So a good friend of mine, Miguel, asked if he could feature this little 'old blog of mine on his fantastic travel website called  Bohemian Journeys.  I was so honored I hardly knew what to write back, I'm still surprised ...

Indonesia - Bali, Nusa Dua, Indonesia travel blog

Indonesia - Bali

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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We arrived into Denpasar Airport, Bali, at just gone 10pm. After picking up our luggage and a long queue to pay for our visas and get our passports stamped (slow but with no complications) we found our transfer and hopped into the taxi for the 20-minute ...

The Effects of Terrorism, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

The Effects of Terrorism

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... and secondly Australia was bleeding me dry of cash. So I left OZ a week earlier than planned and arrived in Kuta Bali. Straight away I could tell I was back in a developing country, taxi drivers hassling me, some bloke trying to carry my bags. ...

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 ...

I'm certified for Open Water SCUBA Diving!, Lovina, Indonesia travel blog

I'm certified for Open Water SCUBA Diving!

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... .  I'm not sure exactly what I'll do after Tuesday. I've extended my visa for another month starting the 14th (I arrived in Indonesia on Feb 14th, I can't believe it!).  I doubt I'll use the whole month here, but who knows?  I think ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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... our bags did indeed arrive dry. Too bad the same could not be said for us. Nusa Lembongan is a very small island (still considered Bali) which we walked the length of the second day we were there. That took maybe 2 1/2 hours. The place we ended up ...

Back to Kuta, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Back to Kuta

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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We arrived at 7 in Kuta after another long day traveling hoping to check-in for our flight the next day, grab some dinner and go to bed. However we got some bad news. Air Asia decided to cancel the flight to Phuket and not tell us. This was the day ...

Buddhist Monastery & Hot Springs, Lovina, Indonesia travel blog

Buddhist Monastery & Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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Bali only has one Buddhist Monastery so I went to see it.  It's located on the north shore a little bit up a volcano.  I rented a motorbike for the day and rode up. (I am SO getting one when I settle back in SanFrancisco - I'm ...

Kuta (Bali) - Day 164-165, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Kuta (Bali) - Day 164-165

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... which was great as I didn't need to leave for the airport until 3.30pm. I fly to country number sixteen this evening, Indonesia. I was suppose to fly to Manila in the Philippines today but I changed my plans to come to Bali instead, lucky really as a ...

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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... 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 the tourist hell of Kuta, found a stunning temple ...

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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I only flew from one island to another (Java to Bali) yesterday, it was a 90min flight - and I crossed a time zone?  Who knew, I guess that is one of the little things you miss when the announcements aren't made in English.  Well, no worries, I ...

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 ...

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