Putri Ayu Cottages
Travel Blogs from Ubud
Last night we attended another dance
the Barong Legong – which we really didn't get. The costumes were
cool though – especially of the lion and the gamelan band (all
male) was cool. Speaking of which – the men have it pretty good
here, it is a patriarchal society. When a woman gets married she has
to go …
Although we've enjoyed our beach time
it's time to go and explore some more of Bali. After negotiating our
transport: “200,000 rupiah - no way 120,000; 200 - no 120; 160 –
hmmm - can't go lower - 150. Fine 150!” we drove through the
countryside and saw rice fields and women without shirts which caused
... and materials which looked as though it would take some getting used to to be comfortable in. As we sat and talked with Janik, we were served cold tea, warm teas, and a small cake each. Jason and I felt really comfortable and almost at home.
We watched as rituals and traditions take place all around us. There were women splashing holy water all around the compound, some praying with flowers in between their fingers, and offerings being made. As we watched the ...
... and back side. Getting on to that boat and having the opportunity to stretch my legs was heaven. The ferry takes roughly an hour to cross over to Bali \and the ticket is included in your bus ticket. There are normally people selling cheap food in both the port and on board the boat, you can get Nasi Campur for as cheap as 5000 Rupiah.
As the boat left the dock, the locals left me to it, Watching the locals from the ferry deck into the sea below was a real highlight ...
... area. It would have been quite comfortable if the air conditioning wasn't being controlled by an Eskimo! This meant neither of us got much sleep so Hannah decided the best thing to do was go shopping. I was just praying our plane would be called for boarding before she discovered she could visit all the other terminals where there were even more shops!
The place in Bali where we were staying was called Kuta. Known for drunken backpackers and rowdy ...