Gajah Mina Beach Resort
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As we have had quite a few chilled days in the more touristy areas of Bali we wanted some culture out of the day. We decided to visit a near by temple called Pura Tanah Lot. In English it is called The Temple of the Sun. It is located on the beach in the sea. Apparently it is one of the best places to see the sunset in Bali so we couldn't miss it. We walked around Seminyak in the morning to find a good deal for a lift there. We ended up having a really ...
... we had wifi at the hotel so that we could use the GPS with the map whilst we were on the move and it worked a treat! The car was delivered with hardly any fuel but luckily there are petrol stations everywhere on the main roads of Bali. The petrol stations all seem to be serviced (a guy pumps the fuel for you) but figuring out how to pay was a bit confusing...Dan headed inside to pay as wanted to use a card but the guy in there didn't understand any English and ...
... to cut collect the sap - approx 500 trees per day. Mix sap with sulphuric acid and water, wait until it sets, with metal dividers, remove rubbery slabs, compress in a mangle to get out as much air as possible, hang sheets for a few days in a smoke room to smoke, grade rubber on how many air bubbles, compress into bundles. Sell to Japan for $450 to make tyres..... Lots of old British machinery was still in use for the coffee and cocoa production. Time for a cup of ...
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I’m regular footed so that means I lead my left foot. So this left breaking wave would mean I’d have to ride it backside. My back to the wave. And so I did. Sometimes I got smashed. I wouldn’t have it any other way. The water was uncrowded. Maybe 10 people tops. This place perhaps one of the last waves to escape being plagued by crowded line ups. Places like the surf around our house. The Scientist rode a few good waves and as always The ...
So another morning waking up to roosters at 9am. After lounging about all morning and scraping our bodies out of bed our group makes our way to the beach. The sand is scorching hot and we make our way to the water. $5 gets you a surfboard for 2 hours and we head out to the waves. As it turns out surfing is quite difficult and mostly a painful experience. The waves push me under the water and then my surfboard ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet