Travel Blogs from Bali
... Piha. We had a nice stroll along the huge beach and stared at Lion's rock (which Jeff thinks looked more like an elephant). After a quick wee-wee, we visited the museum and botanical gardens. During this visit we were able to locate the elusive Silver Fern - you would hope so when visiting a garden called Fern's Fernery (thanks Annah!). Picture evidence has been obtained. The last stop on our journey took us to a Mövenpick ice cream shop along mission bay, which is so famous we had ...
... his defense though, it was a delicious looking earing. I have seen monkey's before but never quite like this and it was a really amazing experience.
I finally got my bag and my new ATM card (thanks mom) and should finally be heading out of Bali on Monday. My goal is to try to get out to one of the most famous areas for surfing in all of Indo. The Mentawai Islands. I had some of the best surf of my life there years ago and am hoping to get lucky again. ...
... before we asked the people in our accommodation to translate the packaging - oops! However, they then took him to a little house 50yrds away where a Doctor gave him the right kind of medicine!
We then headed towards the beach and found 'Lembongan Beach Club' with amazingly comfy sunbeds. After ordering iced-tea, we got to work admiring the view.
The next two days we spent similarly at the beach club. We had ...
... who tries to get comfy. Piles of trash everywhere. But, nonetheless, a beach with sand and certainly lots of waves with no shortage of surf boards and rad surfers to accompany them. Lucky for me, most of the surfers looked like they sucked, so I had nothing to lose in trying. A few locals were out there riding the gnar and making it took easy, but way more blokes were just getting tossed around.
Up I went and ...
... already in love with the place.
The rest of the day was spent in the
pool and just generally recovering from the jet-lag. Although I did
venture out to the village to get a Indonesian SIM card for my phone.
The villa is a lovely place but it's a bit in the middle of nowhere.
Great for peace and quiet but not so great when you need stuff. So I
hired bikes for Daniel and myself (Hannah is too small to ride in