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... is also home to Bungus beach. I'd heard it was a beautiful place from several people, some back in Bukittinggi and others here in Padang. To be honest, i've passed much nicer beaches before without even bothering to stop. While it's not bad, it's certainly nothing special. Still, it's always nice to have an explore on the bike and i managed to take several decent photos as well as meet some lovely locals. So it was still a worthwhile day out on the bike, despite ...
... Padang area) is famous (apparently world famous) for surfing I thought I should give it a try. Not having any experience whatsoever on this topic I went over to another hut which seemed to have boards for rent and picked one.
I must have looked pretty cool walking along the beach, but this stopped immediately when I hit the water.It was even hard to stay lying on the board, so there was no thinking of ever kneeing or getting up on it.However I tried ...
... crashing against my bungalow steps. Hopefully the sun will shine tomorrow as I imagine this place in stunning with some blue sky.
Looks like my wish came true as I woke to blue skies and opened my door to the beautiful, untouched beach. After another pancake breakfast (I think all Indonesians think westerners only ever eat pancake for breakfast at home) I took a wander through the village. Despite the many friendly faces I do wonder if they resent having westerners coming to gawk ...
... at the accommodation and I spent the afternoon having a swim in the lake and relaxing before learning some new card games with a lovely French family. On paying my bill I thought how I shall miss Sumatran prices when back in UK – for 2 days of breakfast, lunch and dinner plus fresh juices and other drinks I spent just under £11 and the food was fantastic! I shall be sad to leave this little slice of paradise but will move on to the tiny village of Sungai Pinang ...
We shared a cab with Chris from the harbour back to the guesthouse that we stayed in when we first arrived. We waved goodbye as he headed straight to the airport bound for Bali. At Brigitte's we are shown our old room again. The one that is massive and supper comfy. It's a massive relief to be back in modern civilisation again. We have our first shower with warm running water in 10 days, slip into our soft white cotton sheets and fall asleep to the cooling sounds ...