The Melting Wok Warung in Ubud, Bali, is not a typical street cafe that you would find in Bali. Above and overlooking the street, a small but elegantly furnished cafe with lounge music playing was a warm escape from the continuous tropical rain.
The menu, written on large chalk board, offered 4 types of main dishes. Curry rice, curry noodles, fried rice and friend noodles. Each of these could be made with chicken or beef. The vegetarians would be thankful for a tofu or tempe (fermented soy beans) version of each. There was also a daily special available.
True to it’s name, the food was like a melting wok of cultures. My fried rice wasn’t done in the typical indonesian style, instead, it was chockfull of tofu , corn, beans, all fried in a sweet sesame sauce.
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Ayurveda – one of the most amazing holistic treatments you could experience. There’s so many different branches of Ayurvedic medicine that you can explore. The treatments are meant to balance the energy flow by stimulating key points in your body and opening up the channels, harmonizing from inside out, bringing relaxation, and purifying the body, mind, and spirit. Sounds pretty amazing right?
Roughen up by the salty water and beat by the blazing sun – I was ready for some major pampering in Ubud, Indonesia. I wanted to experience an authentic Javanese Ayurvedic treatment in a “natural habitat” kind of spa. Bali Botanica Day Spa was the answer to my callings. This hidden oasis is off the main road and surrounded by luscious gardens, rice paddies, and bordered by a stream. The decor was very minimalistic but very “zen” feel. Hello … Read More »