Puri Bagus Manggis
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... to know where we were going but that was a stretch. He got us to the area we were going and then started asking us if he should turn left or right. We are getting better at not letting this stuff phase us now. We had showed him a map, provided the hotel's phone number and told him to pull over and call already. He called once - to who we are not sure - as we drove up the street again with no luck. Then he called someone a second ...
... today. 1000000 Rupiah they expected me to pay to buy, 50000 to rent. I refused and they were quite forceful and claimed I couldn't go further, so I politely ignored and said I'd buy further on. They claimed they worked for the temple which turned out to be bollocks. Also then at my ticket check I was hassled to donate to the temple which I again used the no money excuse. Having said all that, it is a beautiful temple and once inside you are free of the hassle and left ...
I have now reached the end of my 7 weeks travels throughout Bali and what a journey it has been!
Previously I had always been a little skeptical about travelling in Bali (Bali bombing, Schapelle Corby, need I say more) but once you are out of the hustle and bustle of Kuta/Legion area the Bali Island is truly a slice of paradise on earth with hidden gems around every corner. The friendliness and big bright smiles of the local people is like nothing ...
Today we started off going to the original place the city of Ubud began. In that area were people that carved wood pieces. They were sitting on the floor and each person had a specific job duty. One was carving the wood to start the piece, one was carving but more detailed and the last one was doing the staining of the wood. I ended up purchasing a few items.
From there we headed to ...
... we ate dinner by the golden sandy beach with jukungs moored in the sea. We said our farewells to Gading, our driver, and checked in for our flight to Sydney. We had a few things delaying our flight, one was a drunken passenger who had to be removed together with his luggage and then we had live stock who had to be taken off as the air con in the hold wasn't working properly - these animals are so picky!!! and when we got to Oz, not having the animals caused a problem ...