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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Refrigerator in room
TripAdvisor Reviews Lakshmi Villas Seminyak
Travel Blogs from Seminyak
... in daylight we couldn't believe we had climbed it, it was so dangerous and the dreaded memories of Mt. Doom came flooding back! We made it up in time to watch the sunrise over Mt. Agung which was stunning to see the sky change colours, though we was very happy to be back in our beds and swore we would never walk up a mountain again on this trip! We had been warned that the weekend approaching was the Balinese new year (Nyepi Day) AKA silent day. No one was allowed ...
... in the mountains and the rice paddies gave way to fields of vegetables and flowers. We saw peppers, tomatoes, corn, sweet potatoes, marigolds and hydrangeas. As we drove higher along the twisting mountain roads, it began got foggier and foggier and we were certain that there would be nothing to see when we got to our destination. However, the fog got lighter again at the higher altitudes and, sure enough, at the vista point we could see both lakes. The ...
... The next day we went for a walk around the shops before the midday humidity hit. We spent the afternoon planning the next part of our trip. In the evening, we found an amazing veggie restaurant where each thing on the menu was about £2!
We ended up going back here the next day for breakfast where we had a mountain of homemade granola and fruit! That morning we headed north bound for Padangbai where we would catch a ferry to Lombok and the Gili ...
... A dead straight road heads relentlessly upwards to about 1500m where we come to a stop at a village called Batur and the driver shepherds into an unprepossessing restaurant. OMG though! What a view from the table we are seated at. Straight across to Lake Batur flanked by hills. The photos are a much better explanation. We eat a fairly ordinary, and rather pricey by Balinese standards, buffet but the view is worth it.
Once lunch is done we head back down the straight ...
... off the top of the organization. As well as doing all the accounting for the charity and making sure every cent is spent as it should be, Brenton does things like painting rooms, fitting up donated sound systems, and knows and is obviously loved by every child there. Every single dollar will help.
Brenton then drove us back to the villa and left all of us feeling humbled having talked to him about the work he’s doing.