Bali Handara Kosaido Hotel & Country Club
Travel Blogs from Bedugul
Ubud's mellow, hippy, artsy vibe has made for a wicked past few days and although it’s time to move on to the next step on our adventure, we’ve unanimously decided we are coming back here if we have time.
Next stop: Bedugul
Back to Perama bus stop, hop on the 15-seater, no-air con, budget busses and we start the 2 hour trip uphill. The roads here are about as wide as the Waitakere Beaches in NZ (so about a 1-11/2 cars width for ...
Yasmin was going to go to see dolphins this morning, but seeing she spent a lot of the night in the bathroom she did not. But still someone knocked on our door at 05:10 & 05:30! We left eventually at a leisurely 10:00! First stop the local Seririt market, with food, clothes, etc in it. Next we visited Munduk waterfall, a long walk down but worth it, I'm so glad that this supposedly 'dry" season has been so ...
Enjoying peaceful time by a serene lake is something that you can enjoy in some other places. But having it at three different lake separated only a few minutes drive away is something really different and so far in my life I only find it in Bedugul, Bali. Named Danau Beratan, Danau Buyan, and Danau Tamblingan, each lake has a lot in common but also distinctive individual uniqueness. Whilst you will surely have a good time visiting one of them, visiting all the three ...
... 17th century Hindu-Buddist temple on Lake Bratan which had a ceremony of blessing and scattering of ashes in the lake for a recently cremated person.
We also visited the Botanical gardens which were a bit bleak as no flowers were in bloom. The area was being visited by large groups of children from Java. Java is so over populated the Javanese come to Bali for end of term /school etc.
... be having my first Balinese beer (Bintang), talking about a pub in Neath!
Kuta was my first stop in Bali. A party town close to the airport, with a long sandy beach and a lively nightlife. At times it felt like being back in Australia, with 75% of the tourists Aussies, Aussie TV channels in the hotel, Aussie bars ...
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