Category: Holidays

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...

Ubud And The Monkeys Again

After breakfast, which included birthday cake, and a swim we visited the Monkey Forest Sanctuary again to take in the bits we hadn’t seen yesterday including the ‘famous’ dragon bridge. I also bought a bunch of bananas to feed some monkeys with which is a...

Ubud And The Monkeys

There was just time for a last couple of hours on the beach before we were picked up at midday to be taken to our next hotel. It was about an hours journey to Ubud where we would be staying at the Ubud Village Resort...

Freaky Eyes & Twitchy Fingers

Our last full day at the Puri Santrian so we thought we really should go into the sea so had a few dips and got out our frisbee and ball. Well it wouldn’t be a holiday without them! There were lots of starfish in the...

Meeting Up With Friends And Useless Taxi Drivers

Spent the day today relaxing by the pool, catching some sun and having a few dips in the water. And that was it really. A lazy day after the exertions of yesterday. In the evening we took a trip over to Nusa Dura to visit...