Nirwana Resort and Spa
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TravelPod Member ReviewsNirwana Resort and Spa Candidasa
Lovely place with great food and lovely bungalows.
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... as well we’d skipped lunch.
G&T’s to start, as usual, and then dinner - skewers to start for Edd, myself and his mum and soup for his dad. We all ordered different main courses but had banana fritters for dessert. Delicious. We wanted to stay up and play trains, or do something interesting, but were all tired from the action-packed day, so it was la-la-land instead. Just as well as we had a 6.15am start the next day, so up with the birds for us.
... temperature at any given moment. That said, it is wonderful to have a space to sleep that isn't shared with 7 other people. I have been spending my days searching out the many amazing art galleries in the Ubud area. They are wonderful, cool places to relax in while escaping the heat. Many offer collections of Indonesian art that ranges from the late 1800s to present day. On Tuesday I spent over nine hours studying with a local artist who guided me through the traditional way of ...
... There are facilities in every village manufacturing and selling gray stone shrine parts as well as complete altars There are also carpenter shops constructing the wooden frame and roof of temple alters, It would appear selling religious symbols is big business in local village economies.
Ketut also showed us a palm that was being tapped for its sap to make palm wine and another plant that produces the dragon fruit. We had already acquired a taste for this rather ...
... to us and playing some music from his band as he drove us to his village and took us to his home. This was the 'real' Bali we had been looking for as it was a real village with real people in real homes. Kadek introduced us to his wife and family and then we enjoyed some Balinese hospitality with the sharing of their food and drink. The food was fresh fruit and rice and satay chicken on a bamboo stick and it was delicious and very, very hot but I loved every bit of it. ...
... I could manage. And fruit-flavored Mentos, because they are my new favorite treat.
Day 5, Thursday: Medical Clinic
We arrived in Denpasar, Bali in the early afternoon. We had booked a hotel near a hospital that took our insurance and we took a cab there at 3:30. This was one of the most efficient doctor visits ever, and I was very grateful. Upon arrival, we filled out some brief paperwork and asked to see a doctor. We were seen within 15 ...