Omg where to start!! We have had an amazing time on Bali and don't want to leave!! All in all we have spent 13days here on this beautiful island. AND my MUM and DAD came to stay!!! It's was the best surprise ever, made our time here so special! Thank you to everyone for my lovely presents and kind birthday wishes!!
Here goes the longest blog I will have written I can't miss anything out from this one!!
We arrived round 7:30 from Jakarta an had to haggle for a cab....needless to say I was a bit annoyed considering they just won't use the meter! We check into the first of 2 hotel we stayed at while we were here for 2 nights. Basic hotel really close to restaurants, the main strip, all the bars an shopping and the beach! We had dinner an watched the liverpool game, had one to many bintangs an didn't get home till gone 2....so much for a quiet night!
We had a beach day the next day for our final day in the main area. It was scorching so safe to say we didn't sunbathe long.
We went to the water park on the Tuesday which was brilliant! Beautiful weather an the rides were great!! Some huges ones. Mike went on the one we're the floor drops beneath you, I was far to scared. We got a video on one of the rides which was good. My fave was a yellow on in a hoop thing. We were there from 9:30-4:30, definitely got our monies worth!! That's evening we chilled out an had dinner locally.
The 8th was the best day ever!! We chilled by the pool all day. Weather was great. We had dinner locally again didn't fancy the walk. As we walked home after dinner an wondering round the shops I walked into reception an my mum an dad were there!! Most of you will have seen my reaction to it but I couldn't stop crying! Was the best feeling in the world being able to cuddle them! Mike had knew for weeks an managed to not say anything even when i was upset an home sick! We had some celebration drinks with them for a few hours an I still couldn't believe the were there!!
We had a chilled out day the next few days. Pool days, lots of beer an sunbathing!! We had some lovely dinners in town in a few different places.
My birthday was the best day ever!! I got loads of presents off my girls which I wasn't expecting at all!! Was brilliant!! We stayed round the pool an I had a pamper day, 1 hr massage, 1hr body scrub an 45'min facial! Spoilt rotten! For dinner we went to Ubud to locavore for the tasting menu. 19 courses later we were stuffed. There's a pic on here of the main 13 but we also had 6 others they just give you! Few cocktails an prosecco to top it off! It was just the most incredible food, day and night ever! Turning 25 in Bali Wasn't too bad with My wonderful mum an dad an Mike!
The day after we had a chilled day by the pool, standard beer o'clock at 12 for a few beers in the pool! We ventured into town for dinner an a few drinks again.
On the Monday we went on a bit of a tour. Mum and dad went to see a Balinese dance in the morning which they loved. We then went off the biggest temple in Bali. It's all outdoors like the ones in Cambodia. We then went to monkey Forrest which was brilliant! Loads of monkeys running round the place. It was great! You can feed them an all sorts but they climb on you so didn't want to do that. We then moved onto the waterfall in Ubud which was huge. We also went to a coffee plantation, which was actually really good. We were shown round the plantation including the Laksa coffee. We got to taste loads of coffees and teas! Shattered that night not surprisingly!! We went shopping we all got a few bits. We were spoilt as usual!
The next few days we chilled by the pool. Final 2days together flew by! Standard beer o'clock at 12! We walked into town to get some souvenirs for mum an dad to take home. We also had dinner in town, an took advantage of our final few cheap beers together!
We moved today to Sengiggi in Lombok. 7am we were picked up for the boat across which lead to emotional goodbye....still no easier! Was devistated to leave my parents again but we have had the most amazing time having them with us we are so lucky!!
We will update again before we go on our final leg to Australia!
Love you all xxx