Citra Lestari Cottages
Travel Blogs from Amed
... was noisy and crazy and
didn’t fit in at all with the occasion but then what did we know about these
We eventually got to the temple gates. The temple was fairly
big and although it was not the most beautiful temple it was still very grand
and had nice carvings into the stone. The first part of the ceremony consisted
of the husband flicking water onto each of our heads. He used a wooden
implement with tassles on the end. Then it was on up the stairs ...
... for tonight to take us to Malang in Java. It will be a horrendously long 12 hour bus ride but hopefully we will end up in a place we enjoy and can see more things. From there we plan to continue on to Yogyakarta. Hopefully things look up for us as we have already hit a bit of a slump and we have only been here for one week. I talked to my parents today and it was refreshing to see their faces. It feels as though we have already been gone for a month but it has only been 7 ...
We arrived in Amed late, around 10pm, and struggled to find a room. We eventually found a very nice place at the top of a hill with a wonderful view of the surrounding countryside and beach. Along with me were Justin, Gede and an older Belgian woman named Cristina. After settling in we all went to dinner and then headed back for bed. Because our room was at the top of the hill Gede insisted on driving us to the top. This was much to the dismay of Cristina ...
... fish but most of all I managed to fool the dive master into believing I wasn’t a complete numpty and could accelerate the course to save holiday time. More skills whilst Mrs Jenny read and drank Lilt in the shade before we did the first proper dive off the day just down the coast.
We headed westwards up the coast to Jemeluk for another shore dive. Chris did some emergency ascent practices whilst I bobbed up and down ...
... other parts seemed mostly to be fat men dressed as lions or monkeys with joke erections. We struggled to follow all of the story but enjoyed the spectacle nonetheless.
We then wandered the busy streets to find a restaurant for dinner. Eventually settling on Ibu Rai, unbeknown to us a famous eatery in these parts. Supper of mie goreng (fried noodles) with sate chicken and an Indonesian curry.
We called for our shuttle back ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility