Travel Blogs from Singaraja
... by lush jungle and hillside rice terraces. The grounds themselves are really well maintained. Ornate fountains and water follies set amongst colourful gardens. Stepping stones take you from one part to another and the way it has been constructed it makes the stones look as if they are floating on the surface of the water which is quite a strange feeling when you walk across them. Again like all the other places we have been lucky enough to visit there were hardly any other westerners ...
... It was nothing spectacular but we stopped here to watch the sunset, which was beautiful. We booked our boat to Gili Islands earlier today so we spent the rest of the evening doing hotel research. It was discouraging- all the places were full (even the one that we thought was saving us a room) and the best answer we got was a maybe. I have never gone to a place without having accommodation before. I'm surprised by how little this bothers me- maybe I am finally becoming less type ...
... go and follow it. We hadn't swum that much further though, when down only a metre or so from where we were was another shark. This was a white tipped reef shark, smaller than the first. This one though, was patrolling up and down the stretch of reef we were diving, and was only a metre below us. Simone had us follow it up and down, as it turned so did we, for at least 5 minutes before it started to swim deeper and he decided we needed to head off. So it was that on my first open water ...
We made our way from Gili Meno back to Bali, courtesy of a water taxi, speed boat and minivan. The only real excitement came in the form of a wildlife encounter. I went to get some money out of the ATM, and just as I was entering the bank a local told me that I had something on my board shorts. I couldn't see anything and thought it ...
... for the hotel staff for christmas day.
Dee-Anna and Mark have gone halves with us this time.........35 000rp each ($3.50) and it will say Selamat Hari Natal (merry christmas). We will present it at change of shift 2pm so everyone gets a piece. Just a little treat that they would never buy for themselves.
So we Swam, lunch, massage, lie down, swam , dinner.
So nothing very exciting to tell today....just another day in paradise.
Selamat Malam all (goodnight).
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet