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The traveller sees what he sees; the tripper sees what he has come to see. – G. K. Chesterton

Balihood

June 4, 2009
by Tina
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Bali, Indonesia – We arrived in Bali three days later than expected and very much looking forward to some relaxation on the famous Kuta Beach – AKA “Little Australia”.

We spent our time there doing little more than eating cheap and delicious food – a majority of which is served with a fried egg on top, swimming in the hotel pool and the ocean, shopping, ‘sunbathing’ (in the shade) and enjoying the beautiful sunsets.

After getting our fill of hot Aussie guys and European gals frolicking in their skimpy swimwear we headed to the inland town of Ubud. I was excited to go to Ubud because it is the third destination of the writer Elizabeth Gilbert’s popular novel, Eat Pray, Love. In her book she writes about rice fields, roosters and rich Balinese culture and the town seemed really exotic.

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