Villa De Daun
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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It's been 10 years since I last stepped foot on Balinese soils and being the most profound of all my travel memories I wondered how much it had changed. Would the inevitable changes be for the better or the worse? and would Paulie love it as much as I did back then...only time would tell!
After a 3 hour flight we had left the commercial city of Singapore (a little too Westernised, sterile ...
... we were in complete paradise. The beaches were pristine white sand and the sea the clearest we'd ever seen. We dropped our things at our homestay (owned by a lovely family with little children running around) and headed straight to the beach for the afternoon. The island had no motorised transport so we hired bikes to explore. As soon as we'd dodged the horse and carts and other tourists on the main streets we got to some much quieter even more stunning stretches of ...
... jam that would be well at home on Sundays in an English coastal town. Nevertheless we have a wander here and buy some small souvenirs. Then it is time for the driver to take us back to the hotel. The 43km take us well over 2 hours due to some crazy traffic jams around the outskirts of Sanur and Denpasar.
Well worth the day out but we are surprised by how much this side of the island is built up and the traffic (which wasn't too bad we were told).
This segment of our trip was different from all that's come before because we stayed in a hostel. I've always wanted to visit bali, and Indonesia in general. It's much more what I'm used to when traveling. Australia just felt like the US with awesome accents. But Bali (and third world countries) are probably the closest thing I'll get to visiting a different world. Nearly every meme of culture is different (for those of you who don't know, one unit of culture ...
... are in the $7-12AUD range, for some reason G&T's are quite expensive, so we drank cocktails, played pool, water basketball and swam idly around. At one point the women folk minus one went and got their nails done. Those that remained behind barely noticed. Before dinner (at the in house Italian restaurant which was very good, main and soft drink for two people $30AUD) Alexis discovered that with consummate skill, he had ...