Lima Puri Villas Bali
Travel Blogs from Seminyak
... coffee - perhaps a bit more bitter and 'nutty'..nothing to write home about. Much more exciting and tasty were all the little tea and coffee samples they gave us to try. My favourite was definitely the coconut coffee - yum! Ben liked pretty much everything (surprise surprise!) although made special mention of the ginseng coffee. From here it was finally time to jump on our bikes and start the 25km downhill jaunt through the rice paddies, stopping off ...
... us all the while barking. It's ok I think to myself, I've seen The Dog Whisperer. So I instruct Emily to remain calm and not to show any fear, if they start running at you stay still and face them. I'm pretty calm about it all as I remember Caeser's (dog whisperer's) advice. But then more appear. ****! So I make myself look bigger and do a tough guy walk. Right, if these ****ers are going to have a go at it I'll do the same and run at them all fists and feet. I suddenly wish ...
... gazpacho) and of course some local specialties like satay and nasi goreng. Being a sucker for raw meat I started with the beef carpaccio entree (49,000 rupiah). This arrived almost immediately and was a generous plate of very tender but slightly bland beef. The dipping sauce and parmesan cheese saved it however as these were both very good. Overall a solid 7/10.
There was nothing that really stood out in the mains. I considered the Veal Blanquette served with ...
... where as all the cool light fitting places charge triple that for meals. Yay Ayu Restaurant.
We've so loved our day in Ubud. The food, the people, the greenery make for a great relaxed environment in which to dwell. I love the rice paddies a step away from the main streets and how the people here always smile and are good humoured. It is fun to barter here because people are so well meaning and they don't hassle you if you don't want ...
... to walk towards Lucky. She screamed and started to hide behind me, it was no good as I was scarred as well. In the end the monkey backed away. That was the cue for us to make an exit out of the forest for lunch. Just like Hoi An we managed to find a neat little joint that had great food and price.
It was too hot to do anything so we came home in the sun again and crashed. We didn't realise that by the time we woke up it was nearly dinner time. As it was a Friday night ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking