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Bali - Bewitching and Beguiling

28th May 2021 - 3:30pm

Jacinta McGlynn (Travelbiz award winning reporter and intrepid traveller) shares Bali with you this week as we see real signs of a return to what we do best

Jacinta McGlynn (Travelbiz award winning reporter and intrepid traveller) shares Bali with you this week as we see real signs of a return to what we do best

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Trade partner memories are so important to share as we get ready for the bounce back! Jacinta McGlynn (Travelbiz award winning reporter and intrepid traveller) shares Bali with you this week as we see real signs of a return to what we do best.

 

Bali bound with our fearless leaders, Fiona Dobbyn (Classic Resorts) and Helena Sweeney (Emirates) and flying Business Class via Dubai into Denpasar airport in Bali, the superb service, ultra-comfortable seating and fine food on Emirates was not lost on a professional group of travel agents. Bali lies just a few hours north of Australia and a hippity hop east of Java, so we were a fair aul’ distance from the Emerald Isle!

 

Indonesia exudes an exotic atmosphere. A tropical treasure for sure. The Balinese are largely Hindus and the island has thousands of magnificent temples. Politeness, courtesy and smiles are testament to the ethic of goodness and kindness. Balinese people believe that inner and outer harmony should be balanced for health and wellbeing; hence, life is lived in the slow lane and pace is delightfully unhurried.

 

Fabulous properties included Desa Visea Obud Hotel, Alila Ubud Resort, Spa Village Resort Tembok and Mulia Resort & Villas. Hibiscus, frangipani flowers, swaying palms and verdant green mosses gave way to real jungle and we met many primate cousins! Volcano Ugang lay shrouded in mist and we sampled mangosteen and rambutan roadside. Idyllic.

 

Across this paradise isle, shuffling from one groaning table to another, we munched delicious soft shell crab, mahi mahi, nasi goring, spicy noodles and more delicacies than you could shake a stick of lemongrass at. Our guide, Dewy, told us that Bali is a paternal society where community spirit of “banjar” means support and assistance and every home has a paddy field, so starvation is never a problem. They also send nothing to landfill, so we could take a very green leaf from Bali’s book.

 

The essence of Bali is laid back luxury and we luxuriated! Bali is bliss. A classic trip from Classic Resorts and Emirates.  Bye bye Bali, Bali bye bye. Oh, to be back in Bali.


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Jacinta McGlynn (Travelbiz award winning reporter and intrepid traveller) shares Bali with you this week as we see real signs of a return to what we do best
Jacinta McGlynn (Travelbiz award winning reporter and intrepid traveller) shares Bali with you this week as we see real signs of a return to what we do best
Jacinta McGlynn (Travelbiz award winning reporter and intrepid traveller) shares Bali with you this week as we see real signs of a return to what we do best
Jacinta McGlynn (Travelbiz award winning reporter and intrepid traveller) shares Bali with you this week as we see real signs of a return to what we do best
Jacinta McGlynn (Travelbiz award winning reporter and intrepid traveller) shares Bali with you this week as we see real signs of a return to what we do best
Jacinta McGlynn (Travelbiz award winning reporter and intrepid traveller) shares Bali with you this week as we see real signs of a return to what we do best
Jacinta McGlynn (Travelbiz award winning reporter and intrepid traveller) shares Bali with you this week as we see real signs of a return to what we do best
Jacinta McGlynn (Travelbiz award winning reporter and intrepid traveller) shares Bali with you this week as we see real signs of a return to what we do best
Jacinta McGlynn (Travelbiz award winning reporter and intrepid traveller) shares Bali with you this week as we see real signs of a return to what we do best
Jacinta McGlynn (Travelbiz award winning reporter and intrepid traveller) shares Bali with you this week as we see real signs of a return to what we do best

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