Travel Blogs from Kalibukbuk
... sea during high tide, it was just beautiful, and of course I had to see the holy snake that lives in the sacred cave (and give the appropriate donation to the guys in the cave). Then we went to the other temple, Uluwatu, perched high on a cliff, again, really beautiful. There is a walkway along the cliff and I was warned to take off jewelry and put my sunglasses away because of the monkeys. Halfway down the path, one of them jumps this guy and steals his bottle of water ...
... shallows and dragged our bags onto the beach where the only mode of transport seemed to be two local guys with scooters. We asked if there were any taxis but it was obviously a lost cause so we haggled them down to a decent price and then loaded up the bikes. Each of them grabbed our huge rucksacks and wedged them between their legs, Laura jumped on the back of one scooter and I clambered onto the back of the other and off we went. The road ...
... a story of Rama and Sita unfolds, with elaborate costumes and careful choreography. The evening's entertainment ended with the sanghyang, a trance-dance which entails a man with a hobby-horse riding across a bed of burning coconut husks. It has to be seen to be believed!
So we have found that first impressions aren't always right, but as we have also discovered, there is so much more to Bali than its beaches.
... left at noon for our half hour drive to Ubud (pronounced more like Ubood) and got settled into our Eco friendly cottage at this small resort. The adjustment to not having air-conditioning is going to be a challenge and even with a dip in the salt water pool, we were pretty sapped of energy after the 30 minute walk into the town. But, a nice dinner and some Bintang (Balinese best) revived us enough to look around some of the shops, which are open quite ...
... shirts and a book to meet up with my friends to head to the south of Bali to surf all weekend. On the way out we all meet up at the entrance of the school. The Dr has something to do and we have a quick chat and decide to head down at 5am instead. I’m cool with that as I’ve been getting up at five all week. One more day is all good. The Saffa asks for 515. So there it was... leaving in the morning. The Saffa suggests surfing at Echo right away. I hesitate. Echo Beach is an ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking