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 ...
... br> We needed the toilet and chose to go to the one in the gardens rather than at the entrance where we had to pay. Whilst waiting we got chatting to 3 young French travellers and they are going on to Cambodia also. Hopefully we will bump in to them there.
We purchased drinks and headed back to candi Dasa, stopping at the gorgeous Lotus blossom gardens/pond. There were even little boys fishing in this enormous pond.
we decided on Le Zat for lunch ...
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. ...
... and make the journey much easier and less time consuming. The flights only cost us 29 pounds each so we thought why the hell not. It took ages for the payment to go through and after much frustration and multiple attempts we danced with joy when the screen came up saying 'booking confirmed' we are the pro's of all backpackers ; today has been a huge success and all it takes is a bit of spontaneity ...
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