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Green Valley, turtles and some puppet makers

Last days in Batukaras

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Dear all,

good news: Stefan feels better today! As he had also high fever yesterday, we went to see the doctor in Cijulang which was quite interesting. You have to put off your shoes to get in. The place was clean and the doctor nice, even if we needed someone to translate. It is very basic, but we think that they know about the problems you can have in this area. He told us, that Stefan should take Paracetamol, rest in the room and he also gave us some vitamine-pills. All in all he seemed very unexcited and we did not worry about it anymore. Next day, after a lot of good food, sleeping and medicine, Stefan woke up without fever and felt much better. He already went surfing in the afternoon and had a good session.

After breakfast we decided to move around and see the Green Valley. A very nice, quite and lovely place to see a beautiful river, some waterfalls and they even have fishes for your pedicure ;). We also saw a white monkey-family in the trees but it was hard to take a picture of them. Maybe with a little imagination you can recognize it. As puppet makers are here very common, we went to a man who is building these strange figures. They all have a story, you have a bad guy, a heroe, couples like Romeo and Juliette, a wise man and so on. It is a very nice way to pass on stories and history. They are all handmade, wooden carved and painted. We would loved to buy one, but we have a long transport before we go home and we were worried that it will be broke before we can give it away as a present. After this lesson in puppet making, we moved on to a turtle sanctuary and we saw three days old babies swimming around. Really cute and if you are around, support it, because we need more turtles in the sea. By the way: the are eating jelly fishes so even more good to have them around.

In the evening, we went to a new Warung called Bonsai. A tiny, very simple place. The waiter was, let us say, bit confused and half of the menue was not available, but at least we had a very delicious meal. Beef satay, a very good soup with coconut milk and, ofcourse, rice. We will see how we feel tomorrow, but if you search for a very cheap indonesian food in Batukaras, that is your place to be.

For now, we say good night!

Love, The Soulfeeders

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Posted by The Soulfeeders 08:30 Archived in Indonesia Tagged turtles indonesia java monkey surfing batukaras greenvalley puppetmakers warung Comments (0)

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