The Kawi Villas
Travel Blogs from Seminyak
... one of the most important temples in the country which they have essentially hidden from tourists. You can only enter with a priest accompanying you.We were on the lake by nine in the morning, just as the mists were lifting and revealing the volcano in his full glory (it's a man, because he is inhabited by a God. The God's Goddess wife apparently does water ballet on the lake below for his entertainment) , and it was just the most beautiful thing. It was completely peaceful, only ...
... have a 2 bedroom apartment with a outdoor kitchen in the middle and a private pool...very fancy!!! The first night consisted of Bintang beer with our feet in the pool being attacked by mosquitoes!!
We were woken up in the morning by the chefs knocking at the door ready to cook us breakfast, we were expecting to go to the restaurant to get breakfast but no, they come to your kitchen and cook which was very nice. We got to try one of the ...
... there's a shallow cave - more of an overhang really - with a sign outside that reads "Holy Snake". I asked Made what this meant. He told me that when Niitha first arrived at Taneh Lot he was attacked by a local. The priest supposedly took off his shawl and threw it to the ground where it transformed into a seething mass of sea snakes that defended him from his attacker. There's a pool in the cave that still contains the descendants of the snakes that protected the holy man.
In Ubud we went to the sacred monkey forest where theres loads of monkeys and one jumped on my back and mugged my water. We then took the peds through the mountain road directly North, the scenery was amazing but we kept going up and down so the temperature kept changing loads. We got to Sekumpul waterfall a bit late so we just said to the ticket guy can we stay here and he gave us the keys to his house for 3 pound each and we stayed right next to the waterfall which meant ...
... d not really seen any for days.
had a delicious meal across the road, well worth the looong wait
while the waiter played gamelan music. A free starter of Arak (STRONG
rice wine) and peanuts was provided, going straight to my tired head.
After dinner we were given ice cold cloths that we were tempted to
wipe ourselves with head to rotting toe. Instead we looked in the
neighbouring shop where I'd bought a sarong the year before before
having amazing ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking