4D3N Bali Day 4 : Rumah Makan Bamboo Corner, Matahari Kuta Square, Tune Hotels Kuta, Ngurah Rai, AirAsia, Indomie, Bintang, Kopi Luwak

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07.23 am – As the 24 hours to my bike rental was still not up yet, Vivian and I took a ride around Jl Poppies 1 to check out the many, many restaurants that we came across during the night. However, only very few were open and Rumah Makan Bamboo Corner was one of those.

A pretty simple restaurant with the prices written on blackboards around the outer walls.

The menu.

The breakfast page. Although operation starts at 9am, we were served nevertheless.

Balinese coffee.

Nasi goreng.

Mie goreng.

A piece of banana honey pancake.

Total damage.

09.34 am – Returned the bike and took a walk around Jl Pantai Kuta for some last minute shopping.

Walked into the already opened Matahari Kuta Square for last minute souvenir shopping.

The foodstuff section.

The Indomies.

10.39 am – Filled in the Tune Hotel Kuta’s guest feedback form and checked out.

Got ourselves a transport to bring us to the airport.

Our luggage.

Our extra luggage.

Bye Tune Hotels. It was good while it lasted.

The Balinese altar by the exit.

10.49 am – And off we go into the streets of Kuta.

The chariot sculpture nearby the airport.

Ngurah Rai again.

10.57 am – Ngurah Rai International Airport.

Went to AirAsia’s airport guest services counter,

took out our passports and

got our itinerary printed out.

The many, many Australians by the check in counters.

The check in counters to our AirAsia flight to Kuala Lumpur was still closed.

The amount of IDR left.

Went to toilet and saw aquariums above the urinal.

Cool.

Checked out the super expensive souvenir shops around the area.

And we waited.

11.53 am – Finally, we checked in our luggage and proceeded towards the departure hall.

Got our passports stamped.

Saw this sign while walking around

Bali airport’s departure hall duty free section.

Went to toilet again.

Potpourri by the washing area.

The free internet counters.

01.46 pm – And off we go. Bye Bali! I will miss you lots! Will definitely be back, but not so soon.

Airasia flight attendants doing their safety demonstrations.

It was a cloudy day.

02.30 pm – By 1pm we were actually pretty hungry as we decided try out AirAsia’s meals.

4D3N Bali Day 3 : Kuta Square, Quiksilver, Rip Curl, Matahari, Aj Hackett Bungy Jump Bali, Warung Murah, Dikuta Massage Reflexology, Nasi Jotan, Kuta Beach, Kuta Horse Carriage, Kuta Mini Van, Warung Murni Kuta, Soto Ayam, Ayam Bumbu Bali, Vi Ai Pi, Engine Room, Bali Bomb Memorial, Hard Rock Bali, Bintang Bir

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06.34 am – Jl Pantai Kuta in the morning.

Family day for the employees of one of the hotels in Kuta.

Went to a CIMB kiosk and

used my Visa card to withdraw an additional IDR 500,000.

The very empty Pantai Kuta at 6.43am in the morning.

Indonesian women doing yoga in the morning.

Family day = clean up Kuta beach day.

The entrance to Tune Hotels.

A pretty big water pocket from the rain last night.

One of the most budget yet convenient hotel to stay in Kuta.

The small counter by the entrance of Tune Hotels

owned by Ceria Agency Transport

that rent out motorbikes for IDR 50,00 per 24 hours.

The key to my bike.

hehehe.

Had a bit of petrol left.

07.59 am – Went to KFC Kuta Square for breakfast.

Had a fish fillet sandwich and

chicken fillet sandwich.

The Indonesian KFC menu doesn’t change as well.

Bought an additional green bean bun for breakfast.

09.30 am – 1st stop, Mr Kuta Surf, a surf shop located directly opposite Discovery Mall.

Vivian bought herself a pair of Roxy for IDR 135,000. That’s like 60% the price of what you’d normally get back in Malaysia.

09.47 am – Next stop, Kuta Square.

Went through a lot of surf shops

before deciding on a pair of Quicksilver.

The recyclable bag.

To be worn during Chinese New Year.

And then Vivian spotted an optical shop.

Bought herself a box of contacts as she lost one lens side when trying to wear it.

Went to Matahari Kuta Square to check out the items on sale.

The surfboard by the elevator.

10.40 am – Next stop, a row of shophouses under the same management I suppose, called Bali Colada.

Blue Glue bikinis.

Metrox.

Crocs.

10.53 am – Drove over to Legian Art Market for additional shopping.

11.48 am – Somehow, I got lost and found my way to AJ Hackett of Bali.