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I had to take Jonny to Ubud...so here we are!
We rented a bike in Kuta, I drove here and we didn't even get lost!!! ^^
... heat and little air movement made it quite a trial. Met by the Gili Cat staff, taken by car to Ubud (seemingly by the city centre, but that may have been the only way the drive knew how to get there.) The Ubud Village Resort and Spa is hidden away, a little out of main drag Ubud and behind disguised walls. It is an oasis in many senses of the word. We had a welcome drink, a short ...
... with twice the population. The currency in Indonesia is the Rupiah (IDR) and there are 19,000 of them to the pound, so we are working with Monopoly money. Also they dive on the left.
Bali has a predominantly Hindu population though Indonesia is 87% muslim. Archeological evidence shows that Home Sapiens lived here 42,000 years ago.....on their way to Australia.
... the trees and surrounded by beautiful grounds and a pond.
By this time, we were hungry! Jason led the way to a restaurant he read about in a guidebook that's not far from the main streets of Ubud. Mama's Warung is rated as Top Choice in a travel book and Mama herself was very proud to show us this. The food was delicious and at about $7 CDN, the price was right too. We shared chicken satay in a peanut sauce and tuna cooked in banana leaves with Balinese spices. ...
... adults using rocks as tools to cut up leaves, or rolling a can around rhythmically like a percussion instrument, or entertaining themselves by exploring the physics of a water fountain or a rock inside a pipe. I could almost see their brains working to figure out the world. So cool. Our favorite part, though, was probably a big wrestling match between five adolescent monkeys in a pond. They dove hands-first like humans, yanked each others' tails to pull them in the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsKajeng Bungalows Ubud
If a swimming pool is a necessity, this is the place to stay. A hot thermos and breakfast free every day. It's also a lovely street to walk on with drawings and writings in all the 2' square cement sidewalk slabs. Good cheap food right across the street with Wi Fi
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