Travel Blogs from Ubud
When you arrive in Bali the first thing you notice without a doubt is the warm, giant, meaningful smiles you get from the locals. Everyone smiles at you and each other, it's beautiful and contagious. I was honored to have an opportunity to give back to this magical place that has given me so much. It was here that I first met Charles 11 years ago …
Retour à Bali... une toute autre histoire cette fois-ci... Tout autre? Non. Pas complètement... Bali c'est toujours la grâce et la beauté, une maison au milieu des rizières, des temples dans chaque maison et un peuple souriant et aimable.
Les dix premiers jours, Simon, un collègue à Ashoka est venu nous rendre visite pour qu'ils puissent …
We got here in Bali pretty late last night, and took an hour taxi from the airport to our hotel in Ubud. The hotel I booked in Ubud is called "Melati Cottages". Melati, meaning jasmine. The cottage is surrounded by lush tropical gardens and rice terraces. It's a true Balinese village life atmosphere.
The cottage is a little house in 2 …
... about 4pm!) but no complaints as the effort was definitely worth the view :-)
After a 10 hour sleep I am feeling much more refreshed today and will head into the centre of Ubud today for a late lunch, some shopping and then a yoga class at the Yogabarn (I am looking forward to the stretch as the body is a bit stiff and sore from the 5 hours of trekking yesterday!)
Phew that was a long one but so much has happened in the first week and although I ...
... with Ron and the monkey on his back. No pun intended! Ubud and most of the villages here in Bali now are overrun with scooters and cars so it takes away a lot of the former magic that used to draw people to Bali. So we were eager to get out of the traffic and hustle bustle of tourist and locals. While in Ubud we visited the beautiful Pura Saraswati temple with beautiful lotus ponds. We had lunch right in front overlooking the ponds and right next-door had a ...
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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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