Jepun Bali Resort
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It was hard to pack and leave the quiet beauty of Melati Cottages into the main part of Ubud. But the street where my room is - Jalan Kajeng is like being in a Bali village where life happens in the street - regardless of tourists. So again I admire the way the Balinese get on with their lives,dodging motor scooters and taxis as they carry offerings on their heads to the next ceremony, return washing to tourists, walk to school. This morning all the boys headed ...
... the nutrient-rich ash to plant new crops.
This technique is quick and easy to implement; however, the post-crop soil is often depleted of resources, rendering the land useless. It may take tens of years before soil can produce again and so further vegetation is slashed and burned.
Some may argue that we have already slashed and burned our planet
beyond repair. If we don't learn from our past, I ...
Yesterday we spent 8 hours with our driver Made. He had mentioned there were a bunch of places he wanted to take us and we had some suggestions for him as well. He picked us up at 9 and away we went. As it turned out, we spent a large part of the day in the car and while it was an enjoyable day and we saw some cool sights, it wasn't exactly a jam-packed, info-filled day in Bali.
Our first stop was a village which overlooked Lake Bratan. We got out of ...
... are on top of that. This alone means the doctors and professionals here
are only from the wealthy classes and often have bought their degrees. This is slowly starting to change but
it will take some time. Many
bright, young Balinese who cannot afford to go to university are being
sponsored by overseas people and are being given positions in European universities
to study. There will be change…..
but it will take ...
Well, what a day! So we didn't make it to Waterbom, but we made up for it with shopping, cocktails and sun tanning. Oh and did we mention the cocktails? The day started with us being cooked an awkward breakfast in our villa- the poor man looked just as awkward as us- and unfortunately the only thing he really knows how to cook, is eggs and toast! Emma was heartbroken when she realised that the instant coffee in the villa, was actually ground coffee, and completely ...