Category: Bali

The surprise holiday to Bali for my 40th birthday

Time To Head Home

After a thoroughly enjoyable couple of weeks that started with me not having a clue on where we were going, it’s time to make our journey home. Time to check out of the hotel and face the long journey to the airport. Farewell Villa Samudra…...

Our Final Full Day in Bali

Our last full day of the holiday and we started with a snorkel in the sea after breakfast. We started further up the beach away from the hotel and saw lots more fish. On entering the water though, I cut my leg open on a...

A Trip To Les Waterfall

We were up early this morning for a trip to Les Waterfall. By bike!! I’m not quite sure when it was that we decided that this would be a good idea but we headed out anyway onto the coastal road for the easiest part of...

Another Relaxing Day

Another fairly relaxing day by our pool but we ventured out into the sea for some snorkelling where I was attacked by a large trigger fish! The coral outside the hotel is quite patchy but there were lots of fish out there. Our treatment for...

Well Hello Forties!

Today was the first proper relaxing day we’d had in a while and probably the best way to turn 40 I can think of! We went for a stroll along the beach in the morning but the majority of the day was spent chilling by...

Saying Goodbye To My Thirties

The last day of my thirties and so we decided to something a bit different. After a relaxed breakfast we were picked up at the hotel by Spice Dive for another couple of dives. It was a forty minute drive to Tulamben, the site of...

Getting Pampered And Going Cruising

We had the first of our spa treatments before lunch with consisted of a steam experience followed by a Balinese massage and ‘Mesipat’ facial. and after lunch we had a cooking lesson, learning all about the spices and techniques for a fish curry. Not something...

Hiking, Mountains and Our Next Hotel

I don’t know what we were thinking when we booked it, but we were up early this morning to go on a hike! We were dropped off near a temple that was being prepared for one of their religious ceremonies and then hiked up into...