Travel Blogs from Denpasar
Diary entry 2, 6th march
I had the best sleep, I woke up at 7 o'clock and just laid in bed for an hour thinking of what I could do today, I had breakfast at the hotel, bacon and eggs, my favourite.
After breakfast I went back to my room, I showered and got dressed and went out to see some attractions around Denpasar, I …
In the afternoon some kids practiced Christmas-songs in the hotel. By simple staring I got invited to the Christmas service of Bali Moon. A new church. I happily accepted the invite, of course. My first Christmas with AC!
I promised the referent to send a cd with all the pictures, but here's a preview for all of you...
After one week in Bali I have to admit it: it's beautiful. Slightly too many tourists though, but other than that: no complaints. I stayed in a cheap but solid hotel. It even had a hot shower. Wow!
Temples everywhere and an overload of dogs. That's the short description. I added some pics down below. More will follow..
... a lady playing the 'Gender' - a traditional Balinese instrument which is a bit like a xylophone (wikipedia says 'Genders have bronze keys that are hung over bamboo resonators and are struck with a wooden mallet'). These instruments make a lovely 'plinky plonky' tinkling sound (clearly the proper musical description!) which I love and it made for a really nice atmosphere. The most amusing part of dinner was when Dan ordered two small Bintang and then had a bit ...
... t our hotel at all, it was one with a very similar name that had been confused due to the handwritten sticker I was sporting on my t-shirt. Our actual hotel was a **** hole 15 minutes away, yards from a busy bypass. The incredibly nice staff helped us back out of the £140 a night Griya hotel and bumbled us into a taxi that we had to pay for in order to reach our somewhat less than impressive £29 a night alternative - Le ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
2 stories high it is very comfy and modern, the hotel staff are all generous nice people who go out of there way for your comfort
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