Travel Blogs from Kintamani
... off to our bikinis and go for a dip. It was so refreshing and lovely to be undisturbed by tourists.
Next up was Kintaman to see Mount Batur. Mount Batur (Gunung Batur) is an active volcano. The view from the top of the road overlooked the whole volcano surrounded by a variety of greens. Unfortunately this also meant that it was pretty touristy and we took a lot of mithering from the locals grabbing us to try and sell fruits and bracelets.
... take pictures of the lovely greenery.
Going up North, we finally reached The Kintamani Volcano Mountain. We had our lunch buffet overlooking the beautiful volcano mountain. Oh, what a sight~<3. Although it was raining and the wind was chilly, it was definitely breath-taking to encounter such view.
To spice up our trip, we met Prof Jamie and her happy family, ...
... neighbors in Java. For example, the people who own the canoe company came home one day and couldn’t find their two puppies. Turns out the Javanese construction workers next door had made saté out of them. When confronted, they said they were sorry. Sorry they hadn’t shared the puppy saté that is, not sorry about eating them. Horrifying! Some Balinese in the northern part of the island do eat dog, but it’s not really that common because in their religion, ...
There is another interesting aspect in looking south over to Nusa Penida from Amarta - over the beautiful 'Infinity Pool'.
see photo #1
and that is ... What is holding up infinity?
The answer is - nothing much but air it seems.
See photo #2
Along one side of the pool at ground level, there are mounds of black sand, small blocks of ?rock/lime? Not sure.
Anyway, each afternoon at very low tide a swam of ...
... traveller who we met in Bunaken who has done exactly the same travel route as us from Russia (only one month behind us). There's one big volcano on Bali and we headed north 'straight' on the road from Ubud - it looms ominously on the horizon. Destination - 'The hanging dead'. Kirst had been here about 12 years before and had to perform a game of charades with the locals to find out where the hanging dead were - standing in a crucifix shape was a winner ...