Bali Mountain Retreat
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... has been here for hundreds of years and is still farmed in the traditional way - all by hand. The only people we saw were older people too - all upwards of 60 years old and still working - still farming by hand. They won't give up the old ways for more modern ways of farming the rice which is a shame because all their children are off working in tourism or with computers and this will become a rare sight soo as there will be no one to take over when they go to the paddy fields in ...
... airport is mind blowing, magnificent and large but I missed the timber lined corridors and the regulation timber and pale green vinyl tiles. No Smoking signs around the airport mean you are no longer blasted on arrival with the delicious smell of Clove cigarettes. The road aren't as bumpy and the buildings are getting taller and neater. Nevertheless, it's great to be ...
... the falls. The base of the falls was quite dark and almost in a cave but you could see the canopy of trees and the sky above when you looked to the top. Once we finished swimming we headed back to the van and Wayan drove us the final distance north to Lovina. We stopped on the side of the road and he asked us to give him a moment and he disappeared briefly...only to return with two mangoes peeled and cut up in a plastic bag! Sure a sweet thing to do for us since we ...
... and just headed home for some much needed sleep.
When I woke up later that afternoon I took myself for some lunch (pumpkin soup and vegetable spring rolls) then went back to the hostel to meet up with some girls from my room, and the four of us went for happy hour cocktails.
We had a few, grabbed a late dinner, went to another bar with a cover band, met up with some other people, ended up going for sheesha (smoking flavored tobacco from a hookah)... one of my few ...
... were man made and which were natural rock. It looked like it had been naturally carved into the rock. We could now see why this was such an important religious place. On the walk to the temple there were lots of rock pools. They were full of crabs of a variety of colours and sizes. We watched these for a while feeding on fish in the rock pools. As we got closer to the temple it looked even more impressive. Carved into the rock face were caves which ...