Black Sand Dive Retreat
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The night bus arrived at a ferry port around 5am and by now it had turned from cold to freezing. The blanket provided was not long enough so you had to decide weather to have cold feet or shoulders, I opted for cold shoulders. I drifted back to sleep on the ferry and I think most people just slept though the short crossing. It was a good journey there was not much other than trees and valleys. The bus dropped us off at the station and the ...
... the top of the water with her goggles. I had been looking forward to this time for quite awhile – the kids got quite a sensory overload – I enjoyed observing it.
We wrapped up after about two hours, showered off above the beach, and got ready to go. Lathan had made a friend named Deddy, close to his age, who spoke a few words of English. He invited Lathan out to Tompaso for his birthday on the 15th of June, but I had ...
... was the
Acro yoga class which tested our comfort level and consisted of a lot
of one on one with strangers doing partner yoga. Turned out to be a
blast! Our final evening was spent back at Lotus cafe with another
Balinese dance performance which was more of a story this time and
toward the end of the night we ended up at hookah bar smoking
delicious mango tobacco. Definitely out of my personal comfort zone
but enjoyed myself thoroughly. ...
... hours and snacking on baked goods, we walked back towards our room along the beach. On the beach I snagged myself a fresh, cooked on coals corn on the cob. We stopped in at a couple of stalls on the way and ended up at the Mini-Bar for happy hour drinks.
While having a few cold ones we tried to get info on the boats to Gili. Guys were offering deals left and right. Just to cover the bases we walked down to a travel outlet a ...
... to reach Lembeh island. Well, no sooner had I left a beach resort, I am back at another one! The island itself is fairly large, but I am unable to leave my small resort. There are no paths around the island, the resort has been carved into the surrounding jungle! Well, you don't really need to leave anyway - a beach, a hammock, some beautiful scenery and (almost) some sunshine. Isn't that enough? Lunch was amazing - the food is ...