Jiwa Damai Retreat
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
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... hungry. I still managed to eat quite a bit and we left feeling stuffed. We had all really enjoyed the class and after a very brief stop back at the hotel, we walked out into the center of Ubud to visit the art museum.
The museum was composed of several large buildings spread throughout a lush garden. It housed a collection of some of the best, modern (20th century onwards) Balinese paintings and sculptures. The ...
'Cultural Ubud and Chilled/Dirty Padang Bai'
From Kuta we set off on our awesome bike up to Ubud. The drive would take us roughly 2-3 hours. The drive was nice as we got to head through the busy city of Denpasar and then through all the small towns and villages on our way into the middle of Bali. There were a few times where we came across Police and at one point I noticed one waving us down! I was having none of it and just ignored the guy ...
... us and we got to sample many varieties of tea and coffee. We did not sample 'luwak' coffee however, which is the type eaten and fermented by Asian Palm civets (small cat-like animals) before being roasted in the normal way. Apparently it tastes no different to regular coffee so the whole thing seems rather pointless!
Eventually we started the cycle tour which required little to ...
... backpacker on a budget!
Thursday and Friday were also great fun days at the kindergarten and there school uniform changed depending on the days of the week. So Monday and Tuesday is one uniform and probably the most formal, then Wednesday & Thursday is a different uniform in which their shirts were floral and less formal and Fridays is very casual with T-Shirt and sport pants! We taught them shapes and numbers on the final two days and at the end of each lesson they ...
... then catch our international flight the next day to Denpasar.
We were indeed bagged and needing that rest day, as well as some time to put together the next leg of our journey to The Komodos. Good thing we had this relaxing pool and the very helpful staff at Ellie's to help us with our travel plans, and to sort out the very irritating new issue of having our major bank cards rejected ( for the first time on this ...