Travel Blogs from Jimbaran
... They emptied the pool, built a gazebo and bridge over top of it and surrounded it with a rice paddy using real rice. There were palms everywhere and local Indonesian vendors selling things, glowing lights, it was amazing! They had Indonesian musicians and dancers and a puppet show. They prepared Indonesian foods and brought on a lot of local fruits for us to taste. I tried one called a Dragon Fruit that was bright pink, like a red beet ...
... smart. I couldn't relay to them the fact that we don't have small scale pig farming really anymore in which someone would take their dozen or so pigs to slaughter in a pick up truck. But, they did like that I was interested so they invited me inside the pig barn...so of course I went. Pretty nice setup actually---with the exception of the complete lack of forethought on how someone would actually remove these 250 lb beasts to take to market. lol. That about sums it up: ...
... The most popular areas near there are Legian and Kuta. Kuta is famous as the cheap holiday destination for Australians; the sun is warm, the beer is cheap and the surf is very good. Sadly the invasion of tourists has turned what was once an idyllic strip of sand into a hellhole of tourist shops, fast food restaurants and cheap accommodation, and in what proved to be a bad mistake, Dan had booked into a hotel here. We dropped him off and he looked mightily annoyed ...
Our surrogate family brought us hot water for tea and coffee this morning when they heard we were up, followed by our first try of Jaffles (toasted sandwhich with fruit and jam inside) for breakfast on our balcony overlying the family residence (and the building work!). We had asked mum (Madë) to organise us a driver for the morning so we could get out and about until we caught our 2:30 cab down to jimbaran... The driver wanted $25 for the morning, so we had to do a bit of ...
Tonight is a short story and many
pictures, I have access to internet after 48 hours without, so I can
now plan a little bit the rest of the trip !
But in short I made a tour to see the
Mother Temple, a cool view on a volcano, rice terraces, coffee
plantation 2 ...
Other places to stay in Jimbaran
Jl. Uluwatu II No. 10, Jimbaran | Hotelfrom $38
Jl. Bukit Permai 5A, Jimbaran | 4 star hotelfrom $160
Jalan Uluwatu 18, Jimbaran | 3 star hotelfrom $162
Jl. Uluwatu, Jimbaran | Hotelfrom $50
Jimbaran Corner, Jimbaran | 4 star hotelfrom $128
Jl. Raya Uluwatu II No. 36 C, Jimbaran | 4 star hotelfrom $146