Royal Villa Jepun
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- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room
- Breakfast Available
- Hot tub
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free parking
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Multilingual staff
- Room service
- Concierge desk
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Before I begin, I need to set the scene here at the Internet cafe. (Though I'm writing today about Ubud, I'm actually in Yogyakarta on the island of Java). It is 9am in the morning. There's loud Indonesia rock and roll playing... a bit loud for my taste this early in the morning but perhaps that's a sign of recently turning 50. The Internet Cafe is dark and dingy and smells of stale smoke... but it has ...
I thought taking a lazy Sunday, but that was forgetting the kindness of Mr Nyoman, my dedicated scooter teacher. Yes, you heard me, at my advanced age I have to confess I never drove a scooter, and you know, it is a little more tricky than I thought. Heavy. Tricky gas handle because very sensitive: before I knew, vrrooom there it went, I braked but nearly hit a wall. Just crashed a finger. So... start over.
Mr Nyoman drove us to the nearby football field. ...
... much bigger scale and without palm trees and banana trees. The farmers have even stolen the Vietnamese hats here, now they can't tell me that's original! We seen a few ladies shaking the rice out on a sieve whilst the rest ate steamed rice and watched. The second stop we went to the dressed monkey forest. I really really really wasn't looking forward to this part, I absolutely hate these little fury things! The marquets are the worst because hey want to jump on you and look ...
... so much fun and it was such a novelty not to be freezing cold after 5 minutes! We stayed on the beach until sunset, reading and chatting, it was so nice to be with mum again after so long. For dinner we went to a local warung and mum tried her first local food which went down well and then we headed back down to the beach to listen to the live music. I absolutely love Seminyak at night, the atmosphere is ...
... symbolized by red, the Creator; Vishnu, black, the Sustainer; and Shiva, white, the Destroyer—plus room for offerings of flowers, leaves, root vegetables, rice, and fruit. Offerings are made once every day after cooking the morning/afternoon meal and it is served first to the god and then people can eat.
In addition, when we visited Zabeth’s sister was making the regular offering with coconut leaves and flowers, some 70 small offerings for ...