Travel Blogs from Lovina Beach
Sunrise on the deck misty but very beautiful this morning. Will make this a regular morning ritual. After breakfast walked into Sugawati and practiced the local language on the way. Stopped at local infant school for photo opportunity with some very keen kids. We were quite the hit as they were with us. Caught a local bus into Batu Bulan (approx R20,000 each with a little on the side ...
... night morphs into day for many. Perhaps in my earlier days as a traveller I would have fit in but with the countless vendors, shops and touts for massages I feel out of place. Many of the visitors here could hardly point out where they are on a map let alone delve deeper into the riches of this country and its people. Then again is it any different than our packaged trips from Canada to places like Cuba, Dominican Republic or Mexico? ...
... as the owner was not in. A man we thought was the gardener but who we later learned was the owners father, showed us to our room. It was lovely, all white marble floor tiles and dark carved mahogany furniture. He bought us a flask of hot water and we enjoyed a cup of coffee outside on our verandah. Soon after we had finished the owner arrived and chatted with us for about an hour, advising us of places to go and things to see. He ...
... 30,000 Rp.
Banjar Hot Springs: Warm springs to bathe in, has a high sulphur content so smells like rotten eggs. 3,000 Rp.
Banjar Buddhist Temple: A miniature version of Borobodur.
Lovina is definitely a place I would recommend..chilled out and quiet but also lots of things to do and see and there is live music every night from one of the bars on the main street. If diving, seeing dolphins or fishing is your thing then you'll love Lovina.
... calendar, the "Pawukon", is quite complex, and has 210 to a year. For the festival, and one lunar month following, each home designs, constructs and erects a huge decorated bamboo spire called a Penjor on the right hand side of their entrance. They arch over the lanes and sway with the slightest breeze - lovely! So glad we got to see them.
I was a little concerned when the driver left the windows open, signalling no A/C, but between ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet