Monday, June 8, 2015

My Indonesian Travel Diary Pt 1: en route to Nihiwatu - The Legian Bali

Please excuse the long silence once again, I just returned from a blissful trip to Indonesia, my first time ever in that country, and have lots to share.  I was going to do so in one post, but it became too image heavy, so I have split it into two parts (see Part 2 here).

My journey to Nihiwatu, located on Sumba Island in Indonesia, started with a stopover in Bali, where I stayed at The Legian Bali.  Having arrived late at night, I had a few hours to enjoy this beautiful place the morning before my flight out to Sumba Island.  Even though Bali itself is incredibly busy (especially since I arrived on a Saturday night), as soon as I entered the gates of The Legian Bali in Seminyak, I instantly felt removed from all the hubub in its lush and tranquil surroundings, and found a restful haven instead.

I wish I had more time to enjoy and photograph the beautiful room I stayed in, and the grounds of the hotel as well, but am thankful for my short and lovely stay at this place:

 Travel essentials...
Skincare: Estee Lauder and MAC, Travel wallet: The Daily Edited, Sandals: Stella McCartney (via The New Guard), Swimsuit: Seafolly (available at Asos), , Shorts: old Zara (similar here), Hat: Sarah J Curtis, Necklace: The Haute Pursuit's THPshop, Rings and bracelet: By Jasmin, Phone cover: Typo Shop
 Balcony at The Legian Bali's Suite
 View of the resort from my balcony
The Spa at The Legian Bali, en route to yoga by the beach
 Morning yoga session under palm trees to the sound of crashing waves...what an amazing start to the day!
 One of my lovely travel companions, the gorgeous Jasmin Howell of Friend in Fashion, standing on our yoga Instructor Kambar (he insisted she do so!)
 63 degree eggs with smoked salmon from breakfast....I was spoilt for choice at breakfast, and after my first yoga session in 8 years, it was very welcome!
Beautiful view at breakfast, The Legian Bali's infinity pool and the sea...
Waffles, caramelized banana, mascarpone and mangosteen...A 2-course breakfast? Why not?

all images taken by me 

Location: The Legian Bali in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia, in collaboration with The Leading Hotels of the World.

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