Puri Dalem Hotel
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... for the festivities.
Barongs, lion like creatures, (dancers), prance from temple to temple and village to village in celebration of the Galungan with the gods.
Galungan to the Balinese, is the most important holiday period as it symbolizes the victory of Dharma, or Virtue, upon Adharma, or all that is Evil.
The festivities are made extra special by the fitting of 'penjor' on the right side of the entrance to every house. A penjor is a ...
... some errands, checked out, went for lunch with Thomas, then went to the airport early.
I had arranged a taxi earlier and knew I was paying the top end of what I should have (it should be R80,000-100,000, I didn't haggle him down when he said the prices was 100,000).
It was a slow day and I knew he probably hadn't had any clients all day, so I don't mind paying a dollar or two more than the minimum.
EXCEPT when we went ...
... that, bakery treats - sorry it's one of those weeks!)
It's overcast and the rain comes and goes, it's pretty relaxed reading and looking out to sea.....the rain sends most of the people away so we have the place mostly to ourselves. We change up some money for our Flores trip and then I get some Guitar time at L'bird (the last
time) and then our final beach dinner at Rosettas. Before dinner L sees a moving leaf which turns out to be a bat! He's very sweet and small and ...
After a good nights sleep we decided to take it easy our final whole day on Bali. We had a late breakfast and did some mailing and interneting for our upcoming Borneo visit. Once done we consulted with our guidebook, and decided that some excitement would not be entirely wrong, so an hour later (and maybe a few more rupiahs than necessary poorer) we found ourselves up in the ...
... 8217;s low tide there are always one or two people who come out the water a little worse for wear, one evening a guy came out whose whole face was covered with blood- we helped him find a friend to take him to ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPuri Dalem Hotel Sanur
Great food, great company and a great stay for the start of our trip. Both pools are to die for.
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