The Royal Pita Maha
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... the rice paddies above the town (this time the sun was shining and they were so brilliantly green), visiting the temples and most excitingly for Dom, eating roast suckling pig, a Balinese delicacy!
Ubud is the cultural centre of Bali so we decided we really should see one of the dances in the evening which was well worth it with beautiful costumes set against the backdrop of the royal palace.
We had a ...
... selling clothes, paintings, perfumes, incense, leatherwork, and interesting things such as bottle openers shaped like penises. The variety of merchandise can be overwhelming. The art market sells plenty of art with traditional and religious themes. You can also pick up hand-painted kites, brightly-colored sarongs, and intricately-patterned batiks. Home décor and house ware make a strong showing too, with a selection of incenses, fake fragrances, ceramics, wall hangings and ...
... the same amazing views, no people, off the beaten track literally. He is a gem!! Fully trusting this honest man.
A three hour journey each way on paper, we took 12 hrs with all our stops.
So heading up into the mountains, we headed to Lake Bratan. Walked along the lake front, through manicured lawns & gardens, beautiful, the weather has a temper, one minute sunshine clear blue sky, the next minute ...
... br> Today Wayan’s wife, Putri, made us breakfast (a duck egg
frittata, yum), after which we drove into Ubud.
The topography is deceptive; it appears flat, and then when you are not
expecting it, it drops off into a ravine several hundred feet deep. It makes for an interesting drive on back
roads, with the scooters zipping everywhere.
The driving age here is sixteen, as Wayan informed us while a pair of
eleven year ...
... home by the Monkey Forest when I had my bag snatched with my phone, camera the works. It was two ******** on a moped, Flynn was brilliant n chased them for ages but I'm glad he didn't catch them in the end. We met 2 vigilantes (a group set up to monitor the police and basically look after the affairs of the town as the po po are so corrupt, but these vigilantes are known to be worse than the actual police sometimes). These 2 vigilantes were super tho, they threw the 2 of us into ...
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