Travel Blogs from Ubud
... is predominantly Hindu and this is represented in the temples and the offerings the people leave everywhere for the gods.
At the Palace a group of school children were performing a balinese dance. Most of them were great but a few of the younger ones were more interested in the crowd than dancing, they were so cute.
We stopped for food and drinks throughout the day and felt so relaxed, there was a great atmosphere there.
After a dip in ...
... view of Mount Batur we were instantly hounded by locals trying to
sell sarongs, bracelets, necklaces, anything possible. These people
are very poor but never stop smiling. Most of them hold a heart of
gold and are content. The second day of our tour included a trip to
the monkey forest which is a nature reserve and temple complex filled
with Macaque monkeys. Incredible!!! We stayed clear of feeding them
or getting too close because they can ...
... Islands Gemma, Steve and I headed to Legion beach where Gemma had booked a hotel and surf lessons, Steve bought a surf board for his remaining 10 days in Bali and I hung out on the beach: soaking up the sun and reading my book. Sheer bliss! For dinner we went to the super Australian tourist hang-out 'Skygarden': a cheap BBQ buffet on the open rooptop. With a cheers to 'lowering our vibration' we took back our jaegerbombs! It ...
... and looking at my bed 'I'll be fine to sleep here without the draped canopy curtaint'. No sooner had this thought crossed my mind did a flying cockroach bump into the hanging curtain and stumble across my bed. Will I be sleeping with the curtain down for the rest of my trip? I most certainly will!
Eat- Coconut and veggies. Love-the present moment. Yoga- too tired for that!