ONEWORLD retreats Kumara
Travel Blogs from Ubud
After giving our ears a rest from each other for a day (or more truthfully giving Sim some rest) we were both at one with the world after our day of reflection. We then had sunrise yoga with view over Gunung Batur volcano. After breakfast we cycled the 22kms back to Ubud. It was a gentle ride of mostly free wheeling but tough on the arms.
The whole point to our journey was to Escape The World and find peace in our lives, we also added in a few nice places to visit en route :-) We attended the Escape The World Retreat at Kumara Sakti, Ubud. It was owned by the Prince of Ubud where we had dessert in his private house/temple on our first night.
The Retreat involved yoga (which Miguel had never done before), meditation, contemplation, relaxation, no alcohol (unless weak!), complimentary therapies including amazing massages and lots of great healthy food. It was the connection of mind, body and spirit. It was also a good detox after our recent activities. In the evening we headed to the …
... It wasn’t what
I had in mind. An old woman was sitting on a small stool. Over a hot fire, she
was roasting a handful of beans.
It was just a tourist trap. The attendant showed me the
other items grown throughout the country on co-op farms. After the brief tour, she
set up several small tastings of the various coffee and tea.
After I bought a pack of green tea leaves (the coffee wasn’t
that great), the driver and ...
... little place called Bali Moon. Walking distance from the busy Ubud centre ...