Villa Asante Bali
Travel Blogs from Canggu
... and an attached bedroom and bathroom (where we stayed).
Unfortunately Sarah was ill for the first two days there and could only stomach water. Julien spent the day playing in the pool with the boys. He also figured out the bank and went rock climbing that evening.
The second day was spent with the family again, got to see the local markets and then went for a walk along the beach adjacent to their ...
... study group with American Tim, German couple Tom and Sandra, and German/Austrian friends Hannah and Beatrice. After nailing the homework, we had some great food before heading out to lie on some rocks in the sea, watching the shooting stars overhead. The next morning I met with my instructor Dave for some one to one tuition. A morning of theory and then an afternoon covering skills in the pool made for a reasonably big day, topped off with chilling in a bar watching the fire ...
6am ride on bikes to the airport in chilly morning dawn
The Doc and I on our way to Java to run up the side of a volcano
The aeroplane takes us from Bali to Java
Java is a bigger island to the west of Bali
It's the first trip the Doc and I have taken together
We have our running shoes
We’ll need them
We land in the city of Surabaya which is on the eastern tip of Java
A five hour ...
... Our driver, Pak Bagus, took us to Besakih Temple where we would have to wear the full traditional dress since they were pretty strict about the dress code there. The Burtons wore a kebaya (lacy top) belted with a sash and then with a sarong around the waist. Unfortunately my bosom is ill-suited for tiny Indonesian women, so I only had to wear the sarong. The boys wore a headdress that tied around and then a sarong belted with a sash. Pak Bagus told us that ...
... Because we all know that the way we treat you, Mr. Reid, is the measure of our own liberties. Make no mistake though. It is yet true that we will bear any burden; pay any price, to preserve our freedoms. Look around this courtroom. Mark it well. The world is not going to long remember what you or I say here. The day after tomorrow, it will be forgotten, but this, however, will long endure.
Here in this courtroom and courtrooms all across America , the American ...