Mustika Sari Beach Hotel
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... with a little bit of S&M included. Interesting. Moving on...Unfortunately, at one temple we were conned into paying for a guide - he chose to tell us half way round that we owed him money now. Becky despised him and spent most of the time running away from him or ignoring him. Subtle. Aside from this, the temples were beautiful. We were amused and dumbfounded by one of the signs in the last temple, which kindly asked that "visitors who have period menstruations" ...
... your money. £10 is 150,000 rupiah here so it can get a bit confusing. This has happened to me several times and I have got wise to it... you buy something and they say they have no change or ask for it right. Then they will go off and get change but say that they are x amount short and expect you just to say 'oh ok'. If they don't give you the correct change - walk away. This happens way too often. I have also had incidents where I have been charged 28,230 rupiah and I have given ...
... or boom boom bars as my cousin Nicki calls em.
During our stay here we had a 24hour period of pure adventure, to say I was tired at the end of it would be like saying Tony Montana enjoys the odd line. We got picked up at 7:30am Saturday morning, first up quad biking through the local villages and up and down the hills surrounding Ubud, the scenery was amazing and the quad biking class. I had some German pillock in front of me trying to ...
... blue to pink to purple to red to yellow to green to orange. And the shapes are even more variegated - lettuce leaf, cabbage head, gnarled fingers, antlers, tubes, table tops, brain patterns, chalice cups, mushrooms, the most dense and diverse coral reef we have ever seen. Until the next day when Frankie and his uncle Wayan took us in their fishing boat a half hour north to Frankie's "secret" coral gardens. We passed cove after cove of rocky beaches with hundreds of the fishing ...
... Turns out apparently she's single. VICTORY n°2.
That's 2 victories for a single move,
almost too much, DEFEAT shall come soon enough. Anyway, both are just
illusions (if you did Yoga you would know that folks!). But I still
prefer victory. ;-)
So tonight is big party and before I'll
have some fish on the beach, South of Kuta. As you can see, this is a
good start for me :-)
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool