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... after our interesting arrival story. We both then had a massive sleep,, 10-12 hours. aahh, feel better.
So day 2: quick shop through streets of seminyak. Found a yummy little restaurant serving traditional Balinese chicken and duck dishes. yummo!.
Afternoon drinks with mates at the villa. bit of a dip and serve of fresh food. Snake fruit,, dragonfruit, mango, mangosteen. so good.
So after a quick nap, we all went to ...
... hands, face, and head with a bit of the water, cleansing impurities. Smoke and water along with fire are used, always, to cleanse impurity in Bali, as in so many other religious traditions.
Many people brought offerings to this small temple shrine, or rather shrines, because there were a number even in this area. The priest received the offerings, which were placed on the altar of one or another of the gods. In addition, people brought food for the ritual ...
Next was another hour's drive to our next destination which was Klungkung Kertagosa, a compound built in 1710 which contained the beautiful Bale Kamban floating pavilion, where the king greeted his guests and the Kertagosa Royal Court of Justice. Both buildings contained beautiful ceiling murals. Those in the court of justice described what your punishment after death would be for the sins you committed during your life, while those in the ...
... for breakfast and then we were on our way. Our boat wasn't anything grand but at least it didn't sink. Our first stop was Rinca Island where we did an 1.5 hour walk. This is where we got to see majority of the dragons. First stop was the Rangers stop where they hang out by the kitchen because of the food smell. There were 6 adult dragons here. Our next spotting was a mother by her nest. Further along we were lucky to stand close to a buffalo whilst it bathed in a very small ...
... the rice paddies, being tended to despite the early hour (or maybe because of). It is probably the stereotypical image most people have of Bali (after the beaches) but we have had to come a long way to see it. The real Bali, the authentic Bali, is a world apart from this tranquil scene. Still, we savour the moment, taking a rest, drinking some water, taking in the scene before heading back down the hill to play dodge the moped.