Back to Bali for 2 days. This time we stayed in Ubud which is inland. It's a lovely town, there are art galleries and art shops everywhere as well as stone and wood carving shops. It was tough not to buy anything else here but we couldn't take anything wooden into Australia as they are really strict on what you can bring into the country.
Charlie & Gems Tour
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We had a 9 hour trip in a mini van to Mount Bromo in Java. The last bit was the worst as it was all windy round the mountains. It was FREEZING! at our hotel which was really high up the mountain. We were woken at 3.30am to take a jeep up to a hill to watch the sunrise over Mount Bromo & 2 other volcanoes that were very close. The view was amazing & you could see the smoke coming from the craters of the volcano. The jeep took us back down the hill whe...
Kuta was very different from Candi Dasa, much bigger & much louder. We prefered the quieter area! Although we did have 2 surfing lessons, which was good fun. Charlie was really good and really enjoyed it. I managed to stand up on the board (sometimes) but was covered in bruises by the end of the second day. We realised here that we are running very low on funds so we decided to see the volcano in Java but to skip the Gili Islands, Komodo & Flores, wh...
We arrived into Bali at about midnight and the people from our hotel did not turn up to pick us up so we had to take a taxi & didn't realise that it was an hour & a half drive from the airport! We arrived so late we went straight to bed without having a look around the resort. When we woke up we heard really loud waves outside our window & saw that we were right by the sea (there was no beach!). The resort was really nice & would have been very ...