Travel Blogs from Denpasar
A long weekend in Bali sounded like a wonderful plan. Nicki and Aimee were there for the week, so we would get to see people from home, party a bit, swim in the sea, see Bali. The first three we did. see Bali we didn't.
As soon as we got out of the airport we were in for a bit of a shock. We knew that Kuta was going to be touristy and …
... a small mongoose-like animal that eats coffee berries and… gives back the coffee beans that are then roasted. We didn't taste that one. Baturiti Rice Terraces This was the place Mr Made suggested for lunch: “a restaurant with view on the rice terraces.” The view was indeed very nice, but if you can avoid getting stuck in that restaurant where the only option is a dull and expensive open buffet, please do. ...
... or Mang for short), and fourth is "Ketut" (often elided to Tut).
2) Rice rice rice!
Rice for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Bali produces A LOT of rice but still have to import as it's not enough!
Very nice people, very polite and friendly. Even when you've turned down what they're selling they will still sit and chat with you and they are so lovely to chat to.
4) There ...
... looking ground staff man appears yet again, this time pushing Mookie’s chariot. Mook squeals with happiness and races towards his saviour, and ground staff man beams at him, then looks at Dean and without a hint of malice or sarcasm announces “Sir, I TOLD you it would be at the Stroller Collection Point, but no problem, I bring to you.” He tousles Mookie’s blonde locks and disappears as fast as he appeared.
... know if the bus is going to run or whether it will actually take you to your destination. But, that is that and there isn't a thing to do about it...least of all worry about it. If the bus doesn't run and you don't make your destination, you sleep somewhere else. Like I said, this is me talking when things are safe. Ultimately, I have had no fear in the countries I've visited and I think that helps. Things may not go as planned, but no one is going to hurt ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Rooms were nice, beds huge, a/c cold, water hot. Don't know what more you could ask. The pool was nice, although there was building work going on next door which made it a bit noisy. I wouldn't pay list price, but through booking.com we got a great deal. A way out of Kuta, but an easy walk to Legian beach.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.