Bali Loving

Cliché as it sounds, with everything I’ve encountered by far, 2016 truly marks the start of a fresh new beginning for me. While I can’t say that it has been the easiest first few weeks, I’m glad it has already been filled with some of the best memories and spent with the loveliest people.

With that said, I embarked on my first trip in 2016: Bali. And twice already this year. I was there with family celebrating New Year’s and for the first few days of 2016 before flying back to Jakarta. Then after 2 weeks, I flew back to Bali again for another short getaway with friends. I’m definitely not complaining.

I’ve been to Bali a dozens of times and have always been obsessed with the culture, the food, the people, and simply the laid-back nature aspect of the island. From island hopping to Nusa Lembongan (30 minutes of ferry ride), never-ending pork feasts, seafood nights in Jimbaran, rafting in Ubud, and barefoot hopping from one beach to another, here’s a glimpse of our stay.

Processed with VSCOcam with a6 presetDay 1: Discovered this Crispy Rib-tastic spot for lunch (Wahaha Ribs, Bali)Processed with VSCOcam with a6 presetDay 2: Exploring Nusa Lembongan (30 minutes ferry ride from Sanur)Processed with VSCOcam with a6 presetCancelled our cliff jumping plan due to the bad weather. But with this view, who can complain?Processed with VSCOcam with a6 presetDream Beach, Lembongan BayProcessed with VSCOcam with a6 presetDay 3: Stopped by this cute little beach cafe for afternoon drinks (La Laguna, Canggu)Processed with VSCOcam with a6 presetMy talented photographer friend doing his thing. Check him out on instagram.Processed with VSCOcam with a6 presetProcessed with VSCOcam with a6 presetSeafood for dinner by the beach in JimbaranProcessed with VSCOcam with a6 presetDay 4: Rafting in Ayung River, UbudProcessed with VSCOcam with a6 presetProcessed with VSCOcam with a6 presetProcessed with VSCOcam with a6 presetDay 5: Artsy space and masculine vibes in Deus Ex Machina (Deus Ex Machina, Canggu)Processed with VSCOcam with hb2 presetDinner followed by bonfire by the beach with my plus one (Finn’s Beach Club, Uluwatu)Processed with VSCOcam with a6 presetTop from Goods Dept, Forever 21 Shorts, Kate Spade Clutch

Until next time, paradise.

x, Amanda.

Some photos are courtesy of my friends: Aloysius DanielSteffanus RamaVivian Limurti.

 

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