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... on to the most northerly point on our journey today, Kintamani, where we enjoy a pretty decent Indonesian breakfast while overlooking the very active volcanic caldera of Mt. Batur and the lakes that sit at its base. The view is great but hard to photograph due to the position of the sun this time in the morning! We head back a little way to start the actual cycling, some three hours into our tour! The bikes we get are pretty good for Asia, unbranded but in ...
... of about 7/8 tea and coffees ranging from vanilla coffee to spice tea. If anyone reading this is going to Bali, I'd really recommend this as it is free entry, very informative and all the produce they sell is produced on the farm organically. In the evening I met the other volunteers in town and we went to a warung for dinner and had some of the best food I've ever had in Asia, washed down with a couple of pitchers of mojitos! FHJ ...
... every four or five minutes for a breather, which was quite nice, gave us time to chat and joke around.
When you're hiking in the rain at 4am with no sleep it's great to be with positive people.
The sun started coming up just before we reached the top, and we did have a stunning view for a few minutes once we got up there.
Unfortunately because of the rain it was super cloudy, and a fog rolled in and took the view away.
We ate a quick breakfast (white bread ...
... a cab was dropping off a fare so in we got, and after a great deal of pointing, explaining, google mapping and picture showing got ourselves back to the ship.
As for Bali, well we were very much looking forward to our short time here. But by hook, crook and the rain we definitely didn't get to see the best of this place. That is sad, but the down side of this type of travel is that you only get a short time in any one place and sadly this wasn't sweet. Hey ho and on we go ...
... food & Bintangs!) plus amazing views. Bali as I would imagine it to be 30 years ago... tranquil, no cars... No hawkers! Fantastic weather... Hotter or sunnier than Sanur, as the sun rises in a different direction. Lovely breeze off the water. Our room is only 5 steps up from the pool & restaurant (room 2, as opposed ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMelati Cottages Ubud
I really enjoyed this beautiful spacious bungalow in the middle of the rice fields and specially this huge swimming pool, where real swimming was my daily practice :) Friendly staff, good service and very nice room with loooots of light.
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