There I was, walking to breakfast at our "resort" in Seminyak, Bali (resort in quotation marks - is it a resort when you pay all of $40 a night??) - wearing a black cotton swingy tank top, a little black pencil skirt (to just above the knee), an... Read more
I read a book the other day, just a free murder mystery on my kindle (we do a lot of reading during rainy season). Anyway, the quick plot outline - two sisters, retired, travel to the hotel their grandparents owned, to investigate a supposed in... Read more
Our credit card bank contacted us because there was suspicious activity on our credit card. They know we're travelling. And we rarely use the card. So when they had three online charges in one day, they were suspicious.
I bought a book o... Read more
No, NOT those gooey weird candy things. REAL turtles!!!
Today we dove at a site called Turtle Heaven - I saw two turtles, DH saw three, and I managed to pet one of them. (He wasn't freaked out, just maybe a little annoyed.)
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Okay, we went scuba diving today. One young woman was just getting her certification, finishing the open water dives today.
The other woman and I kept on our wetsuits at lunch, proclaiming that we are TOUGH! Diver chicks rock!
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Would you try civet coffee? Well, technically, civet dung coffee.
We did, kind of inadvertently. Without quite realizing where the coffee had been.
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We went to the Sacred Monkey Forest - it was incredible! Monkeys EVERYWHERE! Playing, fighting, eating, sleeping, looking like little furry people with mohawks and moustaches.
It was SO EXCITING!
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Because despite the rain, people decorate statues with flowers. And make their offerings. And paint furniture.
And besides, I have a pretty umbrella, LOL!
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We're walking all around Ubud, burning off the wonderful Balinese food. (Our day begins with breakfast delivered to our private balcony - fruit, tea or coffee, toast and omelette or banana pancake!)
Today we explored the 200 year old Balin... Read more
For all of my armchair traveller friends, here is more Bali - more stories, more photos, exotic fruits, temples, shrines, people.
Love it here!
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The day began with sashimi from breakfast. Continued with walking around an orchid garden. Then a coffee and chocolate garden. Then driving through quaint villages, and ending up in Ubud.
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We are surrounded by amazing art and architecture that is unique to Bali - this place is gorgeous! Add in friendly people, good food, lots of walking - we're having a great time!
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I had a delicious lunch today (the lobster omelette, hold the cheese) and STOPPED EATING WHEN I WAS FULL!!!!!!!!
Okay, so I stopped eating the egg part (after picking out all the lobster, yum!) - and then ate the salad, then the fruit - and... Read more