While at the retreat, we took a cooking class with the chef of the resort. We made corn fritters, a chicken curry, and some sautéed greens. We were in the class with a kind Dutch family of five. We enjoyed learning how to cook as well as getting to know the family. Continue reading “Balinese Food Class and Hot Springs Hike”
Both of us had wanted to learn yoga and meditation in an in-depth setting, so we found a retreat in Bali that sounded like it matched our interests. After a long and winding road, we arrived in the mountains (hills, really) of Bali for our retreat. We checked in early and enjoyed lunch. After that, it seemed as though things just went wrong. After talking with management many times, we were finally told that the instructor for the week didn’t show up and they were unable to find a replacement. We were crushed and didn’t know what to do for the week; we had booked a 7 day retreat. After quite a bit more talking, we were informed that they would be able to get an instructor for the following day. Phew!
We spent the week at Marriott Resort in Phuket. The grounds were stunning!