Sometimes it’s just nice to spend a night out with the girls, so Reena and I got all dressed up and met Carolyne at Kebun Bistro in Ubud. I’d met Carolyne my first night in Bali and we’d kept in touch throughout our travels. Even though it had only been a week or two since I last saw her, it was still great to reconnect and catch up on what she’d been doing.
We got an appetizer and dinner at Kebun Bistro along with some drinks, then spent the night chatting away. The conversation never stalled despite our being acquainted for just a short time. It seems to be this way with many people you meet on the road.
We were lucky that Carolyne even made it for dinner as she had felt ill the past few days and wasn’t capable of leaving her house. She was renting a small flat in the rice fields outside of town, so I guess that’s as nice a place as any to recover. Luckily, I haven’t experienced the awful bouts of nausea, vomiting or diarrhea that most travelers go through when they’re in a new country. It’s extremely common when you’re not used to the food and hygiene standards of the country you’re visiting.
But, the food at Kebun Bistro was delicious. Everything seemed freshly prepared and tasty enough that you didn’t need to add a thing. The burger was juicy, the mushroom ravioli was creamy and the fish was tender. I think we all left with our bellies full and our hearts content.