Ida Beach Village
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... in theory, but we were leaving early the next day for Flores, so it wasn’t a possibility. Bummer.
He dropped us off and all went straight to our rooms to shower; Edd and I then on our balcony and faffed around with packing our bags until about 6pm, when we went next door to his parents room. We drank the last bottle of rose wine and then went down to the restaurant for dinner; it was going to be our free meal tonight, so it was 3 ...
... a long line and we were pulled toward the boat.
We pulled anchor and headed to dive spot No. 2 at Mangrove on the north side of the island.
We had a great Indonesian lunch and then geared up again for Dive No. 2.
I was pretty proud of Dylan and Devon as they did so well in Dive No.1 Jojo felt confident that they could do this more complex reef dive.
We dropped down with Sara into the slight current and drifted ...
Ketut picked us for our final tour of Bali at 9 AM. We were going east to the volcanoes. The route that Ketut took was up narrow winding roads on the hills above Candidasa that gave us stunning views of the coastline. Along the way we noticed several small workshops that cut the lighter weight black lava stones in to blocks to build or carve the decorative forms for shrines. They all look like they are made of cement so this was a ...
... to us and playing some music from his band as he drove us to his village and took us to his home. This was the 'real' Bali we had been looking for as it was a real village with real people in real homes. Kadek introduced us to his wife and family and then we enjoyed some Balinese hospitality with the sharing of their food and drink. The food was fresh fruit and rice and satay chicken on a bamboo stick and it was delicious and very, very hot but I loved every bit of it. ...
... via a narrow suspension bridge. Steve drove over with me on the back and it was rather scary as there were lots of holes in it. I closed my eyes and hoped for the best. The islands are famous for their seaweed farming (which are responsible for 70% of their revenue) so there are so many workers in the sea. Both of the islands are so quiet and unspoilt with beautiful beaches. ...
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