Travel Blogs from Legian
... in Bali and always doublecheck. The bus terminal of Denpasar is in Mengwi which is not at all close to Denpasar. When we finally arrived in Mengwi at around 7pm we anticipated that we'd end up in the claws of the taxi mafia which we were used to by now. But here it was even worse. As soon as the taxi drivers saw that there were two white people getting out of the bus they ran towards us! Being approached and surrounded by drivers is something we were used to, ...
... dinner and drinks. It's basically FULL of Aussies, assumingly all from Darwin or WA. Order some dinner and drinks just in time for the band to start playing!! So funny, the Bali accents singing all your favorite songs. Crazy old toothless man and serious face lady dance up a storm before he takes the mic and sings for us. Then serious dancers arrive on the d-floor... Stepping on salt before they dance and all!! Crazy drink ...
... with me and we chatted for quite a while. Hurrah, things were looking up! However my feelings were soon dashed as I got nearer to Kuta! Horrible, dreadful place. Full of drunks on the beach, on the paths and fights going on, Bali people that spoke with an Australian accent and were loud and "in my face" and I just couldn't believe the behaviour of the tourists! Certainly not my sort of place, so I walked straight back! when I returned to Gong ...
... directions on the cliff as it’s all just one path of stairs going down and then lots of little unsign-posted houses. Long story ...
... so it is mainly just a metal beam. We could go on and on for ages to describe the horrific state of every installation in there but as you can imagine this playground would have a red tape around it in seconds in Holland.
The mood in there is also a bit different than we're used to. For example one kid pushes his sister then father slaps the kid and the kid falls down the seesaw screaming from pain.......hmmmmm nice playground lets go!!
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking