Taman Sari Bali Resort & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... something one gets used to over time... More prayers awoke us at 5am the next morning... but no worries, we had to get up early anyways as today would be our one snorkeling trip to the famous Menjangan Island. I should clarify that the excursion we chose to join wasn't your tourist variety... it was a working expedition with a very specific goal in mind. Our guide, Nono, was connected to us by Ben, so we were inclined to join him even though we would be ...
... and the smell of incense surrounding me. Deepest, darkest Asia wasn't half bad. Yesterday morning after a breakfast of fried eggs, deep fried toast and coffee sweet enough to feed an ant colony we walked down to the beach for our first dive. Bali Dive Academy is run by a Dutch guy and his South African wife, so we took that as a good sign. We both hadn't dived since Mozambique in 2008 so they took it easy on us. We started with a beach dive on the biorock reef ...
... warm office on our Macbook Pro, getting paid leave if were sick, or even paid holiday. When people complain about 'not being appreciated or rewarded at work'.. wanting a pay rise.. etc. Seeing these men just reminds you what unappreciative arseholes we can be. If Ijen taught us anything, its that we need to stop always wanting more, because we already have everything we need and more, and you'll just never be satisfied if you think that way.
... about the upcoming Silent Day and will be part of the procession in his village where two groups will start from either side of town and meet in the middle with their huge styrofoam figures. We spent a good 2+ hours in the water today. We followed a wall with a huge drop off in to deep blue clear water. I cannot imagine seeing a fish my size appear from the blue and greet me - though they say the ...
After lunch a group of us headed down to the Monkey Temple, which I really loved. There were monkeys just hanging out all over the place and I did get a little snap happy with the camera and came away with nearly 60 photos of the little guys.
The rest of the afternoon was spent in the pool or sitting around drinking cocktails, until 3pm, when the owner of the cottages bought out hot jasmine tea and Balinese cakes for us all to try.