Travel Blogs from Candidasa
Just a couple of hours drive north of Ubud by taxi and we arrived in the tiny mountain village of Bedugul where Bali's true Botanic Garden is. There is a 'tourist' Botanic Garden in Ubud (pleasant but not the 'real' one).
I come up here every time I am in Bali - mainly because I'm a volunteer Botanic Garden Guide in Adelaide, so very interested in things botanical, but also because it is stunningly beautiful and ************e else ...
... lamps on for us.
We had a moped on one of the days and headed out into the surrounding countryside, we stopped at a lovely cafe overlooking the rice terraces, they were stunning and different to the ones we had seen in the Phiippines.There was the usual array of people selling things and business must have been slack! One lady tried to sell us a hand stiched blanket, we explained we had no room in our bags and she said ' It's only 600,000 Rupiah' ...
Today was our cooking class, all of us except Sam had
booked to do this well before we left for our holiday. Sam was going to have
this time for himself, but at the last minute decided to join us, but only to
watch, not to cook. As I knew from the website the place we were going to was
quite lovely I thought he might enjoy the view and surroundings.
Although our driver was 45 minutes late, the scenery to
Bali Asli, ...
Our transport to Ubud took 11/2 hours, they dropped us right outside Ubud Terrace Hotel where we decided to stay. The hotel was very quirky, our room looked like a temple and even had a temple door. We went to many great restaurants while staying in Ubud and went shopping also. We booked on to do a 3 hour craft course at the local library. Scott did wood carving and I did traditional Balinese painting. Scott carved a gecko out of wood, it looks amazing and was ...
... so it felt like it was the sea. Maybe that is why it felt strange. The school was just over the road from the lake. We pulled in and got shown to our rooms which was funny/scary..... But I will leave you on that because it is 11pm and I want to go to sleep. I have no classes tomorrow so I can write you a beautiful story for you to finish reading.
So I am a few days late as I was busy all day then went to ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking