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AUGUST 2015: OVERVIEW: My costs start and end in Kuta, Bali and are spread over 43 nights. They include: Transport from the Airport to my Kuta Hotel 2 nights in Kuta on arrival (to sort out getting to Padang Bai) Transport to Padang Bai; 8 nights in Padang Bai Scooter […]

Bali – Indonesia – GRANDPAcking Costs

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AUGUST 2015: OVERVIEW: My costs start in Padang Bai, Bali and include: A fastboat from Padang Bai to Nusa Lembongan 8 nights / 9 days in Nusa Lembongan 6 days of scooter rental (including petrol) 8Gb of fast Mobile Data A fastboat to Sanur, Bali (including transport to my Kuta, Bali hotel) N.B. I was in […]

Nusa Lembongan – Indonesia – GRANDPAcking Costs

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AUGUST 2015: Click here to read our Indonesia Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I enjoyed my short stay in Padang Bai but it was time to look south to Nusa Lembongan. As with Sabah and Padang Bai, this was High Season (the european July & August summer holidays) and I was expecting to […]

Nusa Lembongan – Indonesia – Information

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AUGUST 2015: OVERVIEW: My costs start in Kuta, Bali and include: A minivan from my hotel to Padang Bai 8 nights / 9 days in Padang Bai 3 days of scooter rental (including petrol) 10Gb of fast Mobile Data N.B. I was in Padang Bai in High Season so I was paying ‘top […]

Padang Bai – Indonesia – GRANDPAcking Costs

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AUGUST 2015: Click here to read our Indonesia Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: The last time that I was in Padang Bai, it was a whirlwind visit – I was on my way to Gili Air by fastboat. It felt a bit weird being back again after all this time (December 2014); I […]

Padang Bai – Indonesia – Information

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CLOSED: My tour of Indonesia is done, at least for now. Please SEARCH FOR ‘Indonesia‘ to find all of my Postings, Travel Budgets and Retirement Reviews.


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AUGUST 2015: INTRODUCTION: I was staying in Padang Bai and my plan was to stay there a few days before moving north to Amed. Amed is only 30km north of Padang Bai so I decided to rent a scooter and have a look at Amed in advance. A bit like I […]

Padang Bai to Amed – Indonesia – Scooter Trip

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AUGUST 2015: YOU MUST READ THIS: If you are going to Kuta, Bali, Indonesia and expect to change money, BEWARE and read on… This is, most probably, NOT CONFINED TO KUTA. This could be happening all over the island – and, maybe, further field. A HISTORY LESSON: I remember back in 1989, […]

Kuta – Bali – Indonesia – Money Changer SCAM

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AUGUST 2015: Click here to read our Indonesia Retirement Review. OVERVIEW: It is no revelation that Bali is already a Retirement Location for many expats. I came back to Bali because I wanted to look outside of greater Kuta to discover what ‘gems’ might lie around the island. Gili Air has already made it to my […]

Kuta – Bali – Indonesia – Information