Saturday, February 16, 2013

Day 2 in Bali: Kuta Beach, Nusa Dua and Tegalalang Rice Terraces

I had to be an eager morning person during our subsequent days in Bali so yes, you could imagine me, being reluctant to turn off my alarm clock and resist crawling back under the covers. I had to or else, none of us would bother to wake each other up and we would all miss the glorious morning sun at the beach. It's just that we really wanted to spend time at the beach every morning before our tour. There's still no crowd yet and we got to enjoy Bali like it's our private getaway.
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With Adly; Low-tide 'til morning
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With Den
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Finally, we had a photo together! Thanks to the man who just happened to pass by. 
We couldn't contain our excitement as we left for Nusa Dua, an island known for its various water activities such as parasailing, scuba diving, riding on jet ski, banana boat or fly fish and ocean walking (you'll get to enjoy and walk at the bottom of the sea for 15-30 minutes, wearing helmet supplied with oxygen). Prices range from $35-$80 but they could give good discount if you're going to avail in group or venture atleast two watersports. We couldn't decide yet since they're all fun to try so we headed first to Serangan or Turtle Island.
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It's just a few-minute boat ride from Nusa Dua but it already served as an amusement. There's a clear glass beneath the boat so we're able to see a spectacular view of the underwater. We also had a chance to feed these hungry fish.
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They 're already huge but wait til you see the rest of the photos.
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Turtles look completely harmless but their horned ridges are sharp enough to break off a finger so be careful when feeding one.
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They're way heavy! We carried little turtles too and they would continue to swim in air and hit our hands, leaving them painful in a matter of seconds.

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Albino turtle
 There's still more to see in the island! Not only the turtles. . .

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We had a great time! Well, we must because it's kinda pricey. You have to pay 100, 000 rupia for the two-way boat ride and entrance fee and give donations and tips. They are never compulsory until you reach this island. Donations are fine as long as the money is used for the well-being of the animals but to demand for a certain amount of tip?!  
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We finally figured out what suited us best: parasailing
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They'll give you instructions so you have to listen well while you're above the skies.
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The longest one minute of my life if I estimated it right. . . :DDD
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Grilled meat and seafood for the hungry tired souls 
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My forever favorite avocado smoothie to quench my thirst
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Our next stop was the Tegalalang Rice Terraces. The place is not only exquisite but it is also a representation of the people's creativity and hard work. 
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10 comments:

  1. wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww
    che viaggio meraviglioso e foto stupende!!!
    ma il serpente??????bravissime :-)

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  2. Such amazing photos!! Grr Im so jeleous :p
    xoxo, Chance to change

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  3. wowww, amazing photos! I wish be at there :))

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  6. WOW! Such nice vacation pics! I'm dying for some fun in the beach too!

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  9. the turtles! <3

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