All You Need To Know About A Trip To Ubud

During my recent trip to Bali, I decided to make a side trip to Ubud. It is about 1 hour drive away from the bikini scene at Kuta. Ubud is where you can find all the artists’ workshops and galleries. If you are looking for wood cravings, paintings, stone cravings, etc, this is the place. Especially if you are looking for non mass produced paintings.

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Things to do in Bali: Mount Batur [Part2]

So I covered Part1 of my adventure on Mount Batur, Bali in another post already but hey, while the pitstop of one’s life journey is important, let’s not forget the significance of what it took to get to the pitstop. So here, this post, I’ll be posting pictures of how the ascend to Mount Batur looked like. Interested travellers who want to come this same way, I hope you find this photo log useful. Remember, bring a windbreaker! Cos it…

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Things to do in Bali: Mount Batur [Part1]

This is an amazing experience everyone should try at least once! It’s not easy but when you make it to top, it’s liberating. The picture above, is taken when we were already at the very very peak! We were picked up at 1.45am from our hotel lobby and ferried to the base of Mount Batur in under 2 hours. It was pitch black! The climb started easy at about 3am. Easy because it was mostly walking on flatland on volcanic…

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Tours in Bali: Mr Smiles

MBA tours (although recommended) seemed to be a bit too pricey so we headed off to find another operator. Walking along Poppies Lane I, we stopped at a friendly looking guy with a nice smile. His company name is Mr Smiles. Young chap. Very reliable and sincere. Doesn’t beat around the bush with pricing. His name is Opin. Speaks great English too. Yup that’s Opin! Here’s what we got from him: – Rp400,000 for trekking up Mount Batur – Rp200,000…

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White Water Rafting at Bali

Adventure day! So Bali’s a great place for loads of water sports and inland adventure activities. One of things we did when in Bali was White Water Rafting. It was awesome man.. I booked my tour with MBA tours and for 3 of us, the price was Rp300,000 (USD32/SGD42) each. There are 11 such companies offering this experience and MBA booked us on with Bali International Rafting. From Kuta beach, the minivan ride was comfortable and took 2 hours thereabouts.…

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