Travel Blogs from Ubud
Another slow start was followed by a wander around town, where (with the tablet now defunct) we splashed out on a speaker to at least give us a replacement stereo. Then we returned to Sitara for a lunchtime curry, nephew seeking out another internet cafe. At this point the heavens opened, so we scurried back to the homestay to read and shelter from the rain, which continued for much of the ...
... pay them with bananas. ...monkey business. I'm not sure it's true, bit after seeing e cheeky monkeys it's believable! We visited a few shops and markets on they way back to the hotel - Pete had decided he wanted a painting, and knew exactly what he wanted so was on the hunt. Unfortunately we never found it, and the one he did like was far too expensive! After a lie by the pool after checking our room out, it was time to be heading back in to find somewhere for ...
... a much smoother taste. The locals showed us the animal and the pooey beans (I nearly ate some which hadn't been washed which would have been very grim. Luckily Sarah stopped me before it was too late. After witnessening how the farm worked we sat down for a tasting session. First I tried a vanilla coffee which was divine (so good I bought some to have at home) then I tried the poo coffee. It was actually really good but not worth the expensive price tag at home ($700 a kilo!). It ...
... chilled affair, looking online to find out what else we want to go and see that is nearby and looking at other places to stay around the Island.
The next day looked a lot better so we headed off early to the waterfall. It was quite impressive, but the recent rains had churned up all the mud from the river bed so the water looked a lot like the river and waterfall in Willy Wonker and the chocolate factory. Although impressive it didn't look appealing to pop in for a dip but ...
... Accommodation here was selected by Chris and after a short walk through the centre of the town we located Puji bungalows; Quant and not quite Nusa Indah’s level. We set our bags down and headed for a mooch into town returning a few hours later to the local restaurant a few hundred metres from our lodgings. It was a delightful little place, the highlight being its range of coffees, one particularly called the Siphon. This contraption was brought to the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service