Travel Blogs from Sanur
... cut through to the road to walk back to the hotel. There were a fair few people about but nothing like that at Kuta. We could even manage to walk on the pavement. Back in our bungalow we decided to check out the pool. We both had a little swim then chilled out on the sun beds with Cappuccinos. I could almost feel the stress of the last few days drain out of me as we relaxed in the tranquil setting. We decided to try the on site restaurant for dinner and wandered across ...
... ginger candy and after we all sampled it, the group almost bought the entire stock. The afternoon was free for relaxing, beachtime and catching up on my blog. I also spent some time reorganizing my suitcases for tomorrow's flight to Bangkok. Our farewell dinner was at a beachfront seafood restaurant where we enjoyed the local fish and a beautiful sunset. Although it was saying goodbye to our wonderful trip leader, Merta, the rest of us will travel beyond Bali to Bangkok and ...
... us in to take a look. He explained what everything was and despite the trepidation with the situation and the flies buzzing about I decided to go for it. I'm wondering though if Eugene was leaning more on the side of not eating there. There were others seated inside though and there was a good mix of Balinese locals and white travelers so despite being an exotic meal choice it appeared safe. It wasn't the most amazing meal I ever had but parts of it were definitely tasty. It was also ...
Today was the second of our tours. We began with the Tirtigangga
Waterpalace. It's a water garden built as a folly by one of the last
of Bali's Raja's (somewhere at the end of the 19th
century). It was an impressive collection of pools and fountains
between the rice fields near Amlapura. Unfortunately we (read:I)
forgot the camera this morning. Which was a shame for the Waterpalace
but it was a drama for the second part of the day. In the ...
... Maybe Nixon himself considered a visit to the Palm Garden Hotel.
A Reno-worthy neon Hotel Palm Garden sign glows at night above reception. There is a huge golden shrine with a television where a holy statue used to sit. That's where the lady cook watched soap operas while we ate our dinner. Imagine Mexican soap operas but with Indonesians. That's right.
We took a stroll down the shockingly busy road to get a drink. After ...
How has this villa rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking