The Samaya Bali
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Airport Transportation
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What a day. I'm so sore, tired, and can barely type. The original plan for today was To get a hotel in ubud but after the long travel we did not Feel like packing and lugging bags around. So we decided to stay in legian beach another night and call up our driver to take us to Ubud. I don't think we were expecting how Sore we would be from ...
Firstly, a Happy Diwali and New Year to those celebrating and reading our blog. Although Bali is primarily populated by Hindu people, Diwali is not celebrated at the same time (or in the same manner) as that of India given the Balinese calendar is different. As you can see from the picture, we have lit our own candles and celebrated with a nice meal, although are missing the fireworks.
The past couple of days have been a mix of busy and relaxing. Yesterday ...
... with friends to one of the 4-5 star luxury resorts - the Maya Ubud Resort. Our taxi goes through the usual safety inspection before the gate is opened for us to drive into this resort for the wealthy. It's like stepping into a place so removed from the culture and people that I wonder why it wouldn't be easier to go to a similar resort without the hassles of leaving their countries. Not that I don't admire the beautiful architecture the ...
... chance of seeing some interesting new species. We found out that they also planned to release a spitting cobra (naja sputatrix) that had recently bitten one person. Apart of the cobra the main goal for me was to see a boiga that even if not native to Bali can be found here.
we were picked up before 7 pm and to our surprise it was not a car but 2 bikes and we were heading first to the rescue centre - we both like bikes ...
... knocked my socks off. Wish it was in LA! This is my kind of restaurant and my kind of menu, and if I was going to be here longer, I'd happily work my way through it. Big, bold favors, interesting ingredient combinations, and elegant presentations combined with very knowledgable Balinese-style hospitality. I'll describe my food on some of the photos. Wow--I was giddy with restaurant excitement, and that doesn't happen often ...