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
... on the island! The only mode of transportation is a horse and cart or bicycle! There are tour companies littered all over Ubud to book different tour packages or fast boat trip through. We went around to probably 10 of them to get their "best price" for a return fast boat trip to Gili Trawangan. The prices they gave us ranged anywhere from 600,00rp. - 900,00rp. ($60-$90) for a return trip including shuttle service to the port @ Padang Bai (east Bali). After researching ...
... such as that.
I fired up my camera only to find that my the camera was giving me "error 99" message, which means it was having problems with the memory card. I swapped cats and batteries all to no avail and decided to let the camera have a rest for a while
Went to the jacuzzi then back to hotel room to find Lilli eating pot noodles and watching the lord of the rings
Caught up onblog
... br> But, we survived. All of us. No one panicked although in the ride back to the hotels, I sat next to a Canadian couple from Vancouver who voluntarily admitted it was the scariest boat ride they had ever been on...and they've done some traveling..Rwanda, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Australia...all places with oceans and boats. I feel vindicated that I wasn't overreacting. I thought you guys would appreciate that I actually ...