Bali Hoki Hotel
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... and pulling a blanket over my head (although appealing) wasn't going to help either. So then I googled buses from Indonesia to Malaysia and stumbled upon a website. I picked two random destinations and tried to book the bus, however every time I hit next it said I had the verification image wrong. Who else thinks verification images are stupid?! Half the time I can't read them, does that mean I'm a robot?! And this time to make it worse I know I'd typed the numbers ...
... closer even though the taxi driver said they are harmless, that's not what I have heard.
Had lunch at 3 Monkeys, beef Rendang, lovely but the Aussie beef was very tough. Parts of it were tender and the garnishing s were beautiful but 8 out of 10 because of the toughness.Such a lazy day, I bought postcards and decided it would be easier to hand them out when I get home.
Got a lecture from a taxi river about how ...
... were the scooters? Having only one other country to compare it to left Denpasar trailing in the wake of Vietnam, not that VN is what you might call an upmarket country. Parts of Denpasar looked like the rundown parts of Saigon with a fair sprinkling of crumbling weather stained buildings. The traffic moves a lot faster here as there are a lot more cars compared to VN.
We made our way through the suburbs towards Ubud and the city faded away and rice paddies and banana trees ...
... which felt nice.
Day 9, Monday: Please Release Me!
I 'should' have been getting better by now. But, my morning platelet count was 57. I was so irritated now. I wanted to get going. But, the doctor said he would do another test in the afternoon, and if my platlets increased, I could leave that day. My afternoon test showed a platelet count of 77! Yeah! I was getting better! We did our paperwork and headed back to the hotel and booked the next part of our trip.
... energy and good people. The beach isn't far away, so we put in some surfing with free lessons, while I get to try my gopro skills on the board.
Although the kids had great energy, their mountain of hair revealed another story when it came time to work for our free room and board, so we rolled up our sleeves and got the whole group active.
The garden was not yet fully developed and the entire place smelled very earthy. I helped them set up ...