Villa Orchid Bali
Travel Blogs from Ubud
... question about why some names are so popular. Every person in Bali, male or female, is given one of only eight names, based on birth order. The eldest is can be named Wayan" or "Gede" or Putu", second is "Made" or "Kadek", third is "Nyoman" or "Komang", and fourth is "Ketut". To identify as male, I is placed before the name and for females, Ni is the prefix. Given names are also provided at birth.
As we continued our ride, we were lucky enough to see ...
So, I think it is rare when you have a moment of complete peace and happiness. Or maybe I am less enlightened than most? I had one of those moments today, and it was... empowering. That might be the best single word for it? We had just finished 1.5 hours of a yoga class, done in an open-air space in the middle of rice paddies and forest, and I was standing in the pale sunlight of ...
... coffee beans pass through a wild cat which it is named after to make a smoother blend!
We have a taste of 8 of the different teas and coffees made there including the famous 'poop coffee' aka crappucino aka catpoocino! It actually does taste a lot smoother than the regular Balinese coffee but I prefer the ginger tea and ginseng coffee!
We then arrive at Mount Batur where we have lunch at restaurant that acts as ...
... clinic, highly recommended by local expats as being thorough.I saw a lovely young female doctor- Dr Eka.
Before I saw her, I had my temperature taken, my heartrate and blood pressure checked.
I went through the story. She asked sensible questions then suggested I should have a blood and a stool test taken. That would take 4 hours to be processed. But she felt there was a chance of something else.
I came ...
8/12 - We arrived at our destination - The Vasanti Hotel in Seminyak, Bali at about 2 pm. After checking in and checking things out we headed for the beach. It was an interesting 10 minute walk from the hotel thru back alley ways. The beach is a surfers paradise due to the strong surf and responding waves. The sand is soft and gentle on our feet. It is made up of volcanic ash and sea life softened by the pounding surf. While we are not staying at a beachfront ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking