Kori Ubud Resort
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Ubud is a busy town. Known as Bali's cultural and arts center with many art galleries and museums, it is a magnet for nearly every tourist. So when our Kori Ubud hotel shuttle deposits us at the main intersection across from Ubud Palace it takes a few moments to digest the constant stream of motorcycles, scooters, cars, buses and trucks that come …
In a way, I was pleased to be leaving Darwin and didn't really feel it was a part of Australia I wanted to stay in much longer. But at the same time, I was worried about going to Bali, as they'd been lots in the news lately about people being killed, drugs, high terrorist alert etc.
The journey and flight to Bali, after my few 'depressing' days …
... We knew then that this was where we were meant to be.
Nigel started his course early the next morning by watching endless DVDs that compiled the theory part of his course. Terrea was lucky to not have much theory , only a couple chapters of reading, and she and the girls headed to the other side of the island to catch some rays. Earlier that day we met a super friendly Canadian girl, Francesca, that was staying in our dorm and she soon became the next addition to ...
... taken our seats, set out in an elevated circle around the performance area, a group of about 50 men walked in and sat in circles, leaving just a few feet left for the performance. These men would provide the soundtrack to the show, and were nothing short of incredible.
We were given leaflets explaining the plot, which came from the Hindu epic Ramayana, and then the men started to chant. Using only their mouths, they set the show to music, and it was hard to believe ...
... strolling through the rice fields and admiring the view. There were a number of ducks hanging out in the rice which was interesting. Along the way we saw a few poisonous snakes, but it was mostly their tail end as they moved away from us. Then we stumbled upon a few artists. They were making some beautiful artwork which was fascinating to watch. A few were really happy to tell us about the process. It takes them months to make ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsKori Ubud Resort
Great staff, big rooms, lovely setting.
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