One place I'd heard was an absolute MUST in Ubud, was the Sacred Monkey Forest. So on my third day in Bali's funky capital of art and culture, I ventured down windy Monkey Forest road to see what it held in store. On arriving, dodging the many bikes and cars squeezing through this bit of… Continue reading Monkey Madness.
Today began with a very sleepy start encouraged by a few Jim Beams last night and the fact my cleaning work today had been cancelled! However on my way back from the bathroom this morning I was asked if I wanted a few hours work and so ended up packing oranges on a farm just… Continue reading A Griffith Sunday
Playing a little cards in the garden yesterday, we move to the shed to avoid a few drops of rain...Turned out to be the biggest storm I've EVER experienced, lightning striking on all sides, thunder cracking so loud and long it hurt you ears and rain that within a few minutes had flooded into the… Continue reading The rain in Griffith falls mainly on the backpacker.
Chilli Blue Backpackers Kings cross. Everyone said Kings Cross was going to be horrendous. When I booked a last minute hostel there for a few nights, after a sudden plan change, horror stories about people dying, getting mugged and sleeping with cockroaches came tumbling out of everyone I spoke to. So I wasn't exactly pumped… Continue reading The view from the bunkbed.
The view from the bunk bed this morning! Sydney has such interesting architecture, part sleek Tokyo style skyscrapers, part epic colonial English buildings with a smattering of old Wild West balconys and terraces. I like it.