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Final thoughts on Indonesia (2019)
We’ve moved from Indonesia to Thailand, so that means it is time for final thoughts on Indonesia. Although, once again, our final thoughts on Indonesia are limited by the fact that we only stayed in Bali (Nusa Dua and Legian) … Continue reading
Brunching in Bali
Robert and I love brunch. It doesn’t matter whether it is an all-you-can eat and all-you-can drink brunch or just an order off the menu type of thing. It doesn’t matter if it is some big and fancy buffet in … Continue reading
Final thoughts on Bali (2018)
OK, OK, this really should be called final thoughts on Indonesia. But, since we only visited Bali and Flores, that didn’t really seem fair. So, here goes.
Amed and a road trip
We have made our way to Amed, which isn’t really a town per se but a collection of seven different villages, mini-marts, dive shops, hotels, and restaurants stretching along several kilometers of coast line. Amed is drop-dead gorgeous. There are … Continue reading
The bad boy of Bali
Meet Mount Agung, the bad boy of Bali. Lately, Mount Agung likes to smoke. Not sure if his favorite brand is Marlboro or Camels or Lucky Strikes or maybe even Gitanes (there are quite a few French people here after … Continue reading
Look at the pretty fish!
I’ve spent the last few days relaxing poolside, while Robert has been out diving. He has seen quite a few cool things, including sharks and a pod of about 30 dolphins. (I’m pretty annoyed I didn’t get to see those … Continue reading
My kind of biking….
Lots of tour operators offer downhill bike rides of the countryside around Ubud. We booked one such tour early in our stay. We both liked it so much, we booked another at the end of our stay! (Robert was happily … Continue reading
I ate tempeh!!
And, I liked it. I really, really liked it. I’m a little bit afraid…. (For those of you that don’t know, tempeh is made from fermented soybeans. The fermentation process binds the soybeans into a cake-like form. Robert tells me … Continue reading
More walking in Ubud
So, after our experience on the ridge walk, we were looking for something more our style. And, we found it! The Kajeng Rice Fields walk is a thing of beauty. In fact, we’ve already done the walk twice and will … Continue reading
Walking in Ubud
One of the allegedly top things to do in Ubud is the Campuhan Ridge Walk. It is a nature walk that one can access right from the middle of town.