The Residence Seminyak
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Ubud was my favourite place in Bali! So much culture, an artistic town with rice plantation coffee plantation, a monkey forest, a royal palace and many hand made craft whole sale shops. Amongst them a reggae bar for us to party at, massage salons for roughly £5 a massage. So we visited monkey forest, their cute little innocent eyes were all …
... haha! Thursday 30th followed a similar pattern, relaxing by the pool in the morning and going to the beach in the afternoon. Meeting people who have heard of Basingstoke is rare, but meeting someone from Sherfield on Loddon is just bonkers and yet I managed it!! George and I couldn't believe it, and we had a few mutual friends too...crazy haha! Friday 31st consisted of a very nice snorkeling trip was cost 100,000 rupiah (£5)! We went to all 3 Gili Islands ...
... and motorbikes, their skin wrinkled and burned to a cacao sheen by years in the sun. They ride with their eyes forward, as though studiously ignoring the changes around them.
Because there have been significant changes here.
Ketut, my friendly driver from the airport, was born in Canggu, and entertained me with tales of flying kites on his family's land, no buildings between them and where the sky met the ocean. There are still flocks ...
... and the local beer, Bintang (actually quite a palatable lager at only £1.50 for 660ml!!), and they are so happy with the beverage they like to wear a ‘singlet’ (or vest) to show their appreciation. In summary, people wearing a Bintang singlet are the butt of jokes in Australia and the attire is strictly prohibited in any mid-range or fancy establishments, with signs on entry reading "No Alcohol-Branded Singlets Allowed". Haha!
We left Seminyak and ...
... expectation of being negotiated down!! But on mainland Bali, I am paying in the region of 60,000 Rupiah (£3) for a really decent main course in a tourist-orientated restaurant. So the equivalent of 20 "touristy" main courses as the monthly minimum wage. By comparison, UK minimum wage is approximately £1,000 per month and the cost of a good main course in a London Angus Steakhouse (continuing the tourist-targetting restaurant theme) is probably about £18, so approximately 56 of these meals ...