Tag Archives: Bali

Reeling in the Year:2014

Today marks one year since we pulled on our rucksacks and said goodbye to Lucy and Martin in Greenwich, London. We boarded the train to Heathrow with a one way ticket to Perth Australia via Delhi, Bangkok and Bali. Our tummies were tumbling, there was mixture of excitement, fear, sadness and nerves inside. Little did […]

“You no like, you go to Kuta!”

What’s tired, hungry, miserable and stinks of sulphur? Us on the ferry back to Bali. Karen had done a quick wardrobe change in the back of the van while John waited to use the facilities on the boat – big mistake! John was no longer after this. Getting to Bali by ferry is easy from […]

Nothing rhymes with Yogyakarta!

As discussed in our previous post, we made our way to the island of Java from Gili Trawangan via Bali. Our flight from Denpasar landed in Yogyakarta at 7.30am and by 8am we had arrived at our hotel and ready to relax. We had booked a nice hotel for a few days as our last […]

Côte d’Amed!

Nous avons arrives à Amed avec la plages noire et le tempo clair. L’hotel il s’appelle…. Pardon me. Amed is crawling with so many French tourists that we forgot who we were. Let me try again… We arrived in Amed, with its black sandy beaches and calm tempo. Our Hotel was a room behind a […]

Water Water Everywhere

Bali, the sunshine island. Surely it couldn’t be raining? Sadly it was. At least it was a travel day, we were off up the eastern coast to Amed. Putu our host had kindly offered to take us there via the water temple Tirta Gangga (‘Water of the Ganges’). The drive was uphill and took in […]

Just a small town girl…

So that is us leaving Kota Kinabalu and about to head to Perth, Australia. Or was it? Like in the TV detective show Colombo (Peter Falk RIP), there was “just one more thing…” We had one more country to visit. Our final Asian country would be Indonesia. The island of Bali is one of the […]