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 …
... trees smell just like cinnamon, and the same with citronella. And cocoa beans kind of look like shrivelled up leaves that turn red or brown when they are ready. The type of coffee made at this plantation is called Lewak and the beans are passed through the digestive system of a cat before they are cleaned and roasted. It is apparently the most expensive coffee in the world ($50 CAD a cup) but we were able to try it for $5. It was good, much less bitter than the ...
... that and decided to
try something new. Mayuri and Reed saw a healing fish massage which was a
large tank with seats on either side that you put your feet into. The
fish in the tank are from Turkey and eat dead skin. It was one of the
weirdest things I've ever done. These fish were only maybe an inch or
two in length, very small, but you could feel them slightly nipping at
your feet and legs. Some of them, ...
... Batur, a temple dedicated to the lady of the lake, Dewi Danu. Just as we were leaving the car park, it began to sprinkle. We rented umbrellas and rushed to one pavilion, to wait for the rain to stop. It became apparent it would not, so we braved the downpour to see the meru (pagoda) on the edge of the lake. Then, we rushed back to the main area to have lunch. While we lunched, the rain lessened, so we were able to take another turn around the ...
... a small pool and little restaurant area. We had a little drink next to the pool, there were quite a few flies about but I think this is just Bali. We then unpacked and created a lot of washing piles. We love being in a place long enough to actually unpack our bags. Soon after we sorted our washing we realised that we didn't have a plug for the sink to do any. It rained most of the evening so we stayed in the room and ordered room service... It was a little slow and we soon realised it ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet