It was the last day in Bali and in Asia; however, for some of us who extended their trip in Asia or elsewhere, we left at different times to the airport. My group left the hotel around 4am via a car arranged by the hotel so we could catch our flight at 6am with AirAsia. Bali had been interesting and fun, but I felt it was time to explore a different country. The airplane … [Read more...] about 5/27/16 – Friday – Good bye
Later in the day we went to the beach that Eat, Pray, Love had been filmed at. The waters felt great there and it was so hot, everyone wanted to swim but our tour guide was going to take us to another beach to swim at. We had lunch at their Cultural Center and there were some performances going on that we caught glimpses of. We went to a beach in the afternoon and the … [Read more...] about 5/26/16 – Thursday – Swimming
Selma, Nicole, and I walked the beach this morning. It was a beach that was right across from our hotel. The sand was very fine and it was streaked with black sand making it gray. The water was also very clear and cool. Selma taught us how to jump over waves. We did it a total of seven times. Our tour guide took us to see rice terraces in the morning. The water … [Read more...] about 5/25/16 – Wednesday – Mt. Agung
We started out the day a little late which made us miss the Balinese dance performance in the morning. Our tour guide decided to take us to the Batik and wood carving workshops instead. Batik is the style of hand painting on fabric. It is very tedious and it's important to take proper care of the fabric because the paint is easy to fade since it's hand painted. We also saw … [Read more...] about 5/24/16 – Tuesday – Arts and crafts and the world’s most expensive coffee!
Our first day in Bali was spent going to the south part of the island. It was also Nicole's birthday! She got a surprised birthday cake for breakfast. We all hopped on the bus and drove out for the day. We first went to a market that was well known for selling fruits. They had so much stuff that I couldn't help but buy souvenirs already. After the market we went to have lunch. … [Read more...] about 5/23/16 – Monday – Hello Bali