We decided that we had to get away from the
harbour. There is nothing here and areas nearby very busy. They are
dredging the harbour also so it is incredibly noisy and dirty. This was all getting
We decided to treat ourselves to a 2 nights in a nice
hotel in UBUD.
We got there about 5pm on the first day, just enough
time to go for a swim and a relaxing bath (amazing luxury) before dinner..
The next day we went into UBUD and walked to the
Kings funeral/cremation preparation which was quite spectacular.
This is a massive event and there will not be another
for at least 10 years.
We went to see a dance at the palace in the evening..
The swimming pool at the
views at the back
The cow is a sacred animal.. part of funeral
This is the cremation tower.. with stairs for
the soul to escape..
Streets were very busy.. lady
selling sarongs.. see all the motorbikes parked…
Musicians and their
instruments.. Dancing is
very elegant.. they are acting out stories..
Clothes are amazing.. and the movements great.
Dancers at the
A statue on the back of a motor cycle..