Every night in Bali is a goodnight to go out and enjoy the nightlife. If thats going out for drinks and going crazy at Pretty Poison, or if thats sitting on the beach in a Fatboy enjoying a local beer listening to live music. For the people wanting to do the first, I have something in store for you which I will be talking about in the upcoming blogs! But for the people wanting to chill on the beach, watch the sun go down and get that Bali vibe I have just the place for you!
The beach named Batu Bolong in Canggu is always full of people and there is always a great vibe. In the day its a great surfing spot, but stay a little longer in the evening and you will find yourself sitting in a Fatboy watching the sunset with a beer in your hand.
Live music is being played and the Bob Marley records are coming out. This whole vibe is just magical. With the sound of the sea crushing against the sand in the background, you tilt your head backwards and look at the stars, thinking “I am never going home”.
If you are loving this spot but are starting to get hungry you can either eat on the beach or you can walk up a few meters and you will find a place named Old Mansin which they serve amazing food and drinks. Its also a great spot with the best atmosphere and lovely people! So don’t even get changed and stay in that bikini, and get your booty down to the beach to enjoy one of many Bali’s summer nights!
When we are a little stressed or tired we all just close our eyes and imagine to be hearing the sound of the waves, our feet in the warm sand, enjoying the view of a landscape full of bamboo huts and palm trees. Well.. when I opened my eyes this morning, I wasn’t dreaming.. it was real. Welcome to Bali.
Its a hot morning, and I am full of excitement wanting to go explore this beautiful place named Canggu. However, only after a few minutes of walking I get distracted by a cafe named Shady Shack who seem to be serving the most colourful plates I have ever seen. I can’t help but make a stop! And I am so happy we did.. it’s breakfast heaven.
Fresh coconuts, opened with a large knife right in front of your eyes and served with just a straw. A delicious cappuccino with coconut milk. And smoothy bowls topped with fresh fruit and granola, which are out of this world. Its not only the colours that are vibrant, the flavours are too. The fruit explodes with flavour, its sweet and fresh. The coffee is creamy and delicious. Its the ultimate breakfast. The perfect start to a day beautiful day!
After a good breakfast we continued walking through the beautiful streets of Canggu. You can hear banana trees rustling in the wind as you walk passed shops and cafes. Until we reached the end of the street and found ourselves with our feet in the sand. As I walked towards the sea I could see people riding the waves. One by one, some would fall, but then get back up and try again, over and over again. You may need some dedication, but once you stand, and ride along the waves, you feel like you have concurred the world.
This is my first day in Bali, but definitely will not be my last. In fact, I have many more stories, adventures, and tips about this magical place for you guys in the future as I will be living here for a while! I have officially moved to Bali! And boy do I feel lucky! X