Swasti Eco Cottages
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... turned to something more dark when I discovered that you could stop and see sunrise at this platform or you can go to the top. This would be half an hour more (or an hour in my case) up a steep, slippery, sandy incline. I felt oddly emotional about the whole thing. I didn't want to let my friends down, nor did I want to die up Mount Batur!
After much deliberation, I decided to continue. I swear at the moment I decided to continue I heard my legs shout, "are ...
... 8212; more properly known as the palm civet — isn't really a cat at all, but rather a distant cousin of the mongoose. Native to southeast Asia and Indonesia, the palm civet subsists entirely on fruit — in particular the fleshy, red cherry of the coffee tree, which grows abundantly in those parts of the world.
"The aroma is rich and strong, and the coffee is incredibly full bodied, almost syrupy. It's thick with a hint of chocolate, and lingers on the ...
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Our guide was very informative even though his English was questionable. We learned lots about the customs and practices of Bali. The ride downhill was great. Every now and then we experienced an intensely agricultural smell, but it isn't possible to hold your nose without letting go of the handlebars and that risks wobbling ...
... in we were getting attacked by the cheeky chimps, they were trying to steal some souvenirs that we had acquired from the local shops so we thought best to forgo the hassle of stolen gear. It was good though to see some monkeys that were not tied onto a lead and shown off by their owners but free to enjoy swinging in the trees and hassling tourists.
One night we went to watch a fire dance, ...
- Arrived in Kuta and met Melissa at the hostel around 4AM local time. - stayed up chatting about how nervous we were before leaving and extremely culture shocked and wondering what the heck we were doing here - killed time talking until 8AM when we could go down to have our free breakfast of eggs, toast and delicious sweet black tea - wandered around the city trying to ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSwasti Eco Cottages Ubud
All the stress of travel washed away as we entered Swasti's magical gardens - most of the food served in the restaurant is grown onsite and you can taste the freshness. Kids loved visiting the animals and seeing the veg grow. Our little house became a haven of peace - sitting on the verandah looking over the gardens, sipping coconut was divine.
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