It was not until last October that I finally stepped on the world famous island of Bali for the first time. Since then, like many other people who have visited Bali, I have made a love affair with the island. However, unlike the first visit, for my second time going to the island I was determined to see more of Balinese culture.
So, off I went on this year’s Christmas holidays for a three-day exploration of the island. But on my first day I decided to go to a couple of beaches just to lie down and relax while listening to the calming sound of the waves. First I went to Jimbaran, a usually packed-with-tourists beach which turned out to be quite empty when I was there. I like less crowded places. However, for me Jimbaran beach doesn’t look as idyllic as some other beaches that I’ve been to in Bali. Therefore I decided to try a new beach for me, Dreamland. The name definitely sounds appealing. But since I went there during holiday season, so I’ve already anticipated to see large number of tour buses and groups of local and foreign tourists flocking this spot, which they did. Nevertheless, after walking quite a long way from the crowd, I found a remote and quiet piece of Dreamland where I only met less than five other people around.
Not much to tell about Bali’s beaches this time because hitting the blue water is not my main interest on this visit. So, expect more posts about interesting Balinese cultural activities and places to come, soon.
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