Travel Blogs from Bali, Indonesia

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Quiet side, Sanur, Indonesia travel blog

Quiet side

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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With a plan to try and fly out of Bali to Sydney 1 day early, we headed off to Sanur, near the airport but more of an upmarket beach resort in oppose to Kuta. We set off to find Quantas in the straining midday heat only to be told that the service had ...

Again with the scooters, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Again with the scooters

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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We started our day with a complimentary breakfast on our little porch at our homestay, which consisted of a toasted banana sandwich (delicious), a plate of fresh friut, and a colunder full of of very good tea to wash it down with. After we finished ...

Gunung Batur and Pura Besakih, Baturiti, Indonesia travel blog

Gunung Batur and Pura Besakih

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... the jeep and headed up the Gunung Batur volcano. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Batur) It's the largest and most sacred volcano on Bali, it's erupted two in the last 100 years.  At the top is a big crater, with two big summits inside it, and ...

Giggling.., Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Giggling..

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... that would enable me to get past his desk. Apparently , I still had to procure a VISA to allow any kind of entry into Indonesia. They are $25USD and enable you to stay for thirty days. 'Even though I was only staying in departures for 4 hours?!' ...

Bintang Beach, Uluwatu, Indonesia travel blog

Bintang Beach

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... group of temples built on a cliff face for the sea gods. It was typical Hindu/Angkor style with ratless Ganeshes in abundance. Being Bali, there were loads of little monkeys everwhere. We took our shots and then it was time to move on to the airport, but ...

Rice fields upon Rice fields, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Rice fields upon Rice fields

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... restaurant (Arie's Warung) and had black rice pudding with coconut milk for dessert which was really tasty. Today (Monday) we're going to head towards Lombok (the next island to the East of Bali) and visit the small Gili islands for some beach ...

Kuta, Bali 13th Dec - 26h Dec, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Kuta, Bali 13th Dec - 26h Dec

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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Introduction Bali is a small island in Indonesia. The island is predominantly of Hindu faith & there are many offerings baskets on the pathways set outside homes and businesses containing food, incense and flowers. Kuta is the main tourist area in ...

Flower baths and tropical views!, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Flower baths and tropical views!

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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Spent the afternoon of the 27th at the Cendana Spa having a traditional Balinese massage, flower bath, jacuzzi and sweet ginger tea! All for less than $25USD and with tropical paradise views. The rooms are open to the outside but shaded with a view of ...

Hello Kuta, Kuta,  Indonesia travel blog

Hello Kuta

A travel blog entry by faff

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... of clubs and bars. It is intense. We saw the memorial there to commemorate the 200 or so young people who were killed in the Bali bombings of 2002. Pretty sad. We learnt that one of the bombers was tracked down and shot near Yogja. It is super cheap to ...

A Big Green Dream, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia travel blog

A Big Green Dream

A travel blog entry by donstump1

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... dying for business. How sad that California is so far away! Would love to come for weekends, or a week here, a week there. Indonesia is a mixed bag, especially since it is basically a series of islands. All of them somewhat different. Bali is 95% ...

Amed, Padangbai, Amed, Indonesia travel blog

Amed, Padangbai

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... trumps.  We relocated just across the road and onto the sea front side settling for a beautiful detached bungalow at Junkung Bali.  With a incredible outside bathroom with palm trees and shower water coming out of a bamboo pipe it was ...

Far North, Lovina, Indonesia travel blog

Far North

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Ubud to Lovina, one word of advice, if you book your ticket through Perama, book a ticket with a stopover i.e. a ticket to Lovina with a stopover in Ubud, saves you alot of money. We found out the hard way! Lovina was hot, so hot and black volcanic ...

Happy Halloween in Bali, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Happy Halloween in Bali

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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Happy Halloween from Bali! Not really celebrating it here but if I was staying in Kuta I could because yesterday I saw a huge sign for the all night party this one particular bar is having. Kuta seems like a huge tourist scene on the beach...think Cabo ...

Bali, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Bali

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... one has accumulated over the last few years adventures I actually had enough miles to fly for FREE in business class to Bali.  Unfortunately Singapore Airlines had managed to lose a few thousand air miles of Martin's which meant he only had enough ...

Still, still chilling in Kuta, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Still, still chilling in Kuta

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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Yes I'm still here in Kuta.  Still hanging out by the pool, on the beach, daily spa visits and eating at great restaurants with obnoxious sunset views over the beach.  I've bought three watches and a pair of sunglasses on the beach (nice ...

Lost, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Lost

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... , and in November the phone rang. It's Dave here, get your bags packed and ticket booked as we are going diving in May in Indonesia !!! Being one who likes to collect countries, we didn't say no. The seeds were sewn, a dive a trip was planned, now all we ...

Reunions, Jimbaran, Indonesia travel blog

Reunions

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... back, hopefully to see Jo tomorrow. The Next Day   We walked a bit around Kuta, stopping to see the memorial for the Bali bombings. Loads of Aussies killed. Very sad. As the arvo dragged on, we went back, found out our mate Davey had booked in, ...

Go to Bali, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Go to Bali

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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After booking our ticket to Ubud, we decided to do some Kuta style shopping, well we had a fair while to go. After bartering hard, purchases were made, lunch was eaten and then we were packed onto our sweaty minibus bound for Ubud. As we set off inland ...

Senses Overload, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Senses Overload

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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The moment we arrived in Ubud I fell in love. The streets are lined with cute boutiques selling local artist designed jewelry, yoga style clothes, aromatherapy soaps and other handcrafts; not to mention that every other door leads to a spa, guest house ...

Sleeping, Chilling, Surfing, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Sleeping, Chilling, Surfing

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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17:38 I thought I set my iphone alarm for 10 but it went off at 11 as I hadn't changed the time. I just got some breakfast though and went to the beach and got a bodyboard and joined in with trying to catch some waves. In the 2 hours I was out I only ...

Ubud to Lovina, Lovina, Indonesia travel blog

Ubud to Lovina

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... in the sky were gorgeous. So I finished my day in a new bed in a new place, content with the world, and the calming feeling Bali has had. Best: a swimming pool Worst: not the salad per se, but it was so spicy and also really expensive and then wasted! ...

Back to Bali, Seminyak, Indonesia travel blog

Back to Bali

A travel blog entry by wickens

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... fix, the boys had fun at the kids club, Brad bought some massive wooden carved frames to hang our Sumbanese textiles from, and we had a great meal at Sarong. We left Bali knowing that the only reason we would go back would be en-route to ...

A Big Colourful Day Out at.......a Cremation, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

A Big Colourful Day Out at.......a Cremation

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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10:46 I woke before 10 this morning, I slept quite well actually, the bed and pillows are soft and the room quiet. I had a delicious breakfast of French toast, tea and fruit before meeting Wayan (of which there are millions because it literally means ...

The sights of Bali, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

The sights of Bali

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... out three totally slow ones. It's more expensive but worth it! I met three women there who are teaching in Indonesia right now. They were on holiday in Bali. I joined them for dinner at an Indian place and we had a fun night. One of them had been to ...

Beautiful Bali, Ubud and around Bali, Indonesia travel blog

Beautiful Bali

A travel blog entry by directgb

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... have masses of crowds and competition getting into the better accommodations in the town. Ubud is the cultural centre of Bali. Saw a gamelan dance show (traditional dancing based on stories from the Hindu scriptures), with a very trance-like music ...

Wreck diving, nearly a wreck myself!, Amed, Indonesia travel blog

Wreck diving, nearly a wreck myself!

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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Today I went on the wreck dive, it's not far off shore and as such we put our equipment on then walked into the sea from the beach, this sounded easier than it was, in fact it was bloody difficult. The equipment is incredibly heavy and bulky, the rocks ...

Four Seasons Indulgence, Denpasar, Indonesia travel blog

Four Seasons Indulgence

A travel blog entry by wickens

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... had arrived in a different world: hectic Bali, with close to 4m people all squeezed on a tiny island.  The contrasts between Bali and Western Australia could not have been greater:  we had gone from a quiet remote landscape with few people and ...

Riding, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Riding

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... so was the rain, but we carried on, and the trip was great. It didn't matter that the bikes were shitters, this was the backwaters of Bali, and there was not another tourist around !!! Back in Ubud, we ate, I complained, and then it was time to leave !!! ...

Bali-dy Beautiful!, Kuta, Indonesia travel blog

Bali-dy Beautiful!

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... and some tv. I'm making my way through prison break at the mo and have broken off to watch "Eat, Pray, Love" so I can see the Bali bits. I love this film -everything rings a chord of empathy inside me. I doubt I will be finding love in Bali, however it is ...

Kecak Kecak, Quack Quack, Ubud, Indonesia travel blog

Kecak Kecak, Quack Quack

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... of course.  The memorials were very cool but the scenery was also amazing.  This is what I thought of as Bali.  Rice fields, beautiful green jungle, rivers and waterfalls.  We were led to a waterfall, past homemade bee hives and ...

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