Travel Blogs from Ubud
Hi Friends and Family -
After traveling over 36 hours through Seattle, Tokyo, and Bangkok we finally arrived in Bali!! From Seattle to Tokyo the flight was over 10 hours, but we could not sleep since we flew during the "day". In Tokyo we went and had some yummy food -tempura udon and curry. (Thanks mom and dad we used your yen) Once we …
We went to Ubud twice once on the way to Bedugul and once on the way back.
The first time we stayed at a nice spa with a pool it was only about 15 pounds a night, with a good room, Ubud is the cultural capital of Bali, it has more temples than Kuta has Mini Marts.
Whilst there the first time we relaxed and went to check out some temples, skirted around monkey forest as even before ...
... point was that the lady who ran the shop was the grand-neice of the painters Balinese wife. Great beach - and a nice cool spot to sit and drink/eat a young coconut each. Liz takes over here!
After the safety and luxury of the beach resort complex setting off in our little pink car was quite an adventure. The roads around the Southern resorts in Bali are very busy mainly with scooters and motorbikes whizzing around like insects in all ...
Ubud was (almost) everything I thought it would be. I can't lie, I pictured myself riding a motorbike through beautiful rice terraces and local villages like Julia Roberts; however, my motorbike adventure stopped when both the bike and I fell about 5 ft from the wall of the next villa. The whole "it's like riding a bike" thing does NOT apply to me - I learned this when Emerson was learning how to ride a bike and I thought I could teach her. She ...
... we reached the summit just before sunrise we realized that every single step was worth it! The view was absolutely breath taking. Mount Abang and Mount Agung stood in the distance as the bright red sun rose up over the horizon and the layer of clouds below created a spectacular picture perfect moment. Dozens of pictures later we sat down and enjoyed our breakfast of a hard boiled egg, fried banana sandwich and hot chocolate. Despite sweating ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet