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    Posted on 20 Jan 2015

    22 Reasons Bali Is So Much More Than You Think

    It's more than just a party destination.

    1. Upon landing in Bali you notice that this airport has a view that definitely beats the one that you departed from.

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    2. It's not just the airport, the entire island provides stunning sights.

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    3. When people think of Bali they instantly call it a party destination. But it's so much more than that. Yes, there is Kuta Beach.

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    4. Along with its famous nightlife.

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    5. And Waterbom Bali, which is fun but really you can do that anywhere.

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    6. What you can't do anywhere is visit the Tanah Lot Temple, which was built on a rock formation looking over the ocean.

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    7. Or the Ulun Temple.

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    8. It seems the further you get away from the busy tourist spots, the bigger the pay off. Seeing the rice fields of Ubud is well worth the trek.

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    9. Because no matter how you look at it...

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    10. You'll definitely capture that photo which will get you at least 11 likes on Instagram.

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    11. And the Sekumpul Waterfalls will get you at least 20.

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    12. What about getting a photo whilst holding a monkey at the Sacred Monkey Forrest Sanctuary? The possibilities for likes are endless.

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    13. There's more than just monkeys in Bali. The island also has Night At The Zoo where you can see animals in a completely different light.

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    14. And how many people can say they’ve swum through a navy shipwreck?

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    15. In any other country, a cup of Balinese coffee is an expensive delicacy. But here you don't need to spend half your pay cheque, plus you get to see the unique way it's made.

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    16. All over the island there's markets where you'll find little ornaments to put in your apartment to give it some ~culture~.

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    17. Or grab some fresh produce for that #2k15cleanse.

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    #CleanEating #Fitspo

    18. But you're on holidays! So why cook, when the island is covered in amazing restaurants!

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    19. At Jimbaran Bay you'll find a beach lined with restaurants and bars offering seafood straight from the ocean.

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    20. Or you can just eat lunch overlooking Mount Batur, a live volcano.

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    21. And while you're there, why not finally attempt to surf? You've already come this far.

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    22. But just remember one thing: Be sure to take a camera. Because in the end what's the point of going on holidays, if you can't brag about it to your friends when you get home?

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