Lembongan Island Beach Villas
Travel Blogs from Nusa Lembongan
Nusa Lembongan is a little island just off of the east coast of Bali. It is only a short boat ride but seems far away from the hustle and bustle of south Bali. It is a small island that you can ride a bicycle around in a few hours (which we did one day on some rickety mountain bikes). There are a smattering of small budget hotels and some nicer …
After last night's late night it was a little challenge to get up at 5.30 this morning however, it was slightly easier than getting up in Europe at this time of year as it is actually light! Ketut had arranged a car to take us to Padang Bai where we would be able to get a ferry/speed boat (we were planning to take the ferry) to Nusa Lembongan where we were planning to meet the other volunteers from the other two programs. It was a somewhat bumpy journey to ...
... Mangrove forests cover the northeast end of the island, and the area offers good diving and snorkelling. With a sloping reef, the waters feature table corals and bommies and a healthy amount of smaller fish. Marble rays and the occasional shark are also seen in the area.
SD - Another fun drift dive where you just literally let the current take you. Not even 15 minutes by boat to get to this site, on the North side of ...
... a crazy looking place on a hill with amazingly colourful paintings and popped in to take a look. The artist is an American guy who has lived in Bali for 30 plus years and his work is inspired by Andy Warhol. I was really impressed and at first thought the place was just a gallery displaying his work but it was all for sale and before I knew it I had bought two of his paintings and they are getting shipped back home soon.
So back at Sanur we sorted out a boat across ...
... dusty and sweaty. From the abuse directed from their driver to our hapless guide, it transpired that he had been a bit over-zealous in making a timely departure, had got a bit confused and left that couple behind. They had to endure an incredibly uncomfortable, long journey on the back of a motorbike whilst we enjoyed a sedate tour of the island.
When we finally reached our guesthouse (literally a two minute walk away from the harbour), we were ...
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