Travel Blogs from Lovina Beach
Sunday night we finally arrive in Lovina (North Bali). We took a taxi from the villa in Kerobokan to Ubung bus station (around 60,000 Rp) to take a bemo (minivan) to Lovina changing in Singaraja. The cost from Ubung to Lovina was 150,000 Rp for 3 of us. The first bemo driver charged us 20,000 Rp for our bags. It took around 3 hours in all.
When we arrived at Lovina beach you could tell the difference straight away from the south. Lovina has a very ...
... tropical fauna and flora and incense burning from the tiny offerings at every doorstep. For the first time in 3 months we actually unpacked our backpacks. It felt amazing. To actually go in a wardrobe and pick from a selection of clothes? It's a real novel concept. So with all that google imaging - we had developed a whole list of things we wanted to squeeze in to our 9 days in Ubud and we set about the bucket list straight away. It went a little like this: 1. Pretend ...
... the opportunity to go skinny again, but had just got comfortable when they returned. I crouched in the near side of the pool, but it was the shallow end with steps angled into the water. We exchanged pleasantries, they headed into their villa, and I exited at the far end by our villa and grabbed a towel. No idea if I got away with it undetected. Debbie never said she told me so, but I suspect was probably delighted by the justice of it all.
... life and death, and, as our driver reminded me, uphill and downhill. It prompted me to make my New Year's commitment not to sweat the small stuff. Today we went to a large and expansive temple and learned about the three main gods - the creator, the protector and the destroyer. The Balinese seek to remain in the spiritual and not the material world and to feed their spirit rather than their material desires. Again, good life lessons. Today, we left ...
Next stop is Bintang supermarket.........and hubby and daughter are horrified when I tell them I want to buy a non stick saucepan.
My friend Tina bought one in August and mentioned she should have got another it was so good.
So up the stairs I go and one non stick saucepan and some christmas cards later.......I exit.
I cross the road to change all of our money.
This is something I never do, but the rate is 10200 to our $1 and I ...
How has this villa rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool