Kubu Indah Dive & Spa Resort
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... for dinner.
That day turned out to be our only day outside Kuta (later IŽll explain why) so I tried to put down some general observations I had made on Bali.
- Bali has a great infrastructure which may sound surprising. All the main roads look like new, their surface is well marked and there are no potholes.
- There is a lot of verdure on the island so we sometimes felt like driving through the jungle. Most villages werenŽt completely ...
... those monkeys! * Taxi drivers. Generally, to get around the taxi drivers, are rubbish. They nod along and wait until you're in the car before it transpires they actually have no idea where you want to go and have to call several friends. Never really a major issue, we always got to the right place, just irritating! For longer distances, drivers can be reckless. But a good driver, with local knowledge, is worth his weight in gold. Keep him. * Pandangbai. When we ...
... from the hull of the boat!!! So, I adopted my position outside at the very back of the vessel for this journey. When I say at the very back, it truly was! With an open back to the boat, all that was between me and the engines/open water was a rail at waist height! Needless to say, it was a pretty damp crossing with the sea mist generated by the force of the boat powering through the turbulent waters! But make it we did! Pulling in briefly at Nusa Lembongan after 90 minutes of cruising, ...
... coast of Borneo and site of major oil production. Not sure how far away but it had to be hundreds of miles from our destination.
Indonesia is located in the tropics (17,500 islands make up the country) and the humidity was chocking.
Anyway, we found out we were in the wrong place when the Customs guy wanted to know where we were staying. I presented our itinerary and he said, in hand-gestures and a word or two ...
- Arrived in Kuta and met Melissa at the hostel around 4AM local time. - stayed up chatting about how nervous we were before leaving and extremely culture shocked and wondering what the heck we were doing here - killed time talking until 8AM when we could go down to have our free breakfast of eggs, toast and delicious sweet black tea - wandered around the city trying to ...
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