Category: Bali, Indonesia

Kennedy

Diving in Bali

The North part of Bali is famous for snorkelling and scuba diving so this was added to my ‘must-do’ list and we made it happen. I went with the other volunteers, five of us in total but only three of us scuba dived. The travel to the North of the Island took four hours by …

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Traditional Tattoos In Bali

Spoiler alert! I didn’t get one. There are three factors as to why: One- I hate needles! So I’m a bit scared. Two- My grandad hates the idea of any of his three precious granddaughters getting body piercings or tattoos and considering I lead the way to getting 7 piercings as the oldest granddaughter, I …

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Ubud

Oh Ubud! This cool, arty and cultured town about an hour north drive from the airport is a definite go-to location if you’re in Bali. Backpackers galore, scouts everywhere and restaurants and alternative cafes on every corner. I knew I was going to like it there. Although busier and more crowded than say Barcelona Las Ramblas, …

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Bali’s Mount Batur

On one of my free weekends in Bali, my fellow volunteers and I decided to go on a proper adventure and push ourselves out of our comfort zones. We decided to hike Mount Batur. This is the now active volcano in the north of Bali. Not only did we decide to hike the volcano, we …

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My Healer

When I first arrived in Bali, I wasn’t very well. I was jet-lagged and completely lost my appetite for 5 days after landing so I was taken to a Healer. My host, Ketut, took me to her Healer. If any if you have seen the film Eat, Love, Pray with Julia Roberts then you’ll understand …

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Weekends in Bali

Volunteering 4 days a week, we got 3 days off a week to explore the wonderful Island of Bali. In the four weekends I was there I managed to fit a lot in. I must admit that I didn’t do any of this alone as I always went with the other volunteers. Having those people with …

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My First Night Alone

And when I say alone, I mean completely alone! The first stop of my solo travels was Bali. What I didn’t find out until I got there was that I was the first volunteer to arrive. The three others were due to arrive the following day. This isn’t something I was prepared for. So there I …