Paperback. Pub Date: 2007 Publisher: Thames & Hudson Click on the Google Preview image above to the read some pages of this book! Made Wijaya. is On southeast...... more
Paperback. Pub Date: 2007 Publisher: Thames & Hudson Click on the Google Preview image above to the read some pages of this book! Made Wijaya. is On southeast Asia's most successful landscape architect and designer This gloriously illustrated retrospective explores the garden designs . the inspirations and styles that he has adopted as his own. These 'Collections'. as he calls them. have enhanced luxury hotels such as the Bali Four Seasons Resort. Hyatt and Amandari. and transformed more than 400 gardens in the tropical world. including David Bowie's former Mustique estate and Wijaya's own haven. the Villa Bebek. in Sanur. Bali.Dividing his book into thematic sections. Wijaya has drawn liberally from his portfolio of 'Collections' to illustrate and illuminate a lively and informative text. He also outlines the historical and architectural perspectives he has used to create h...
Advantages: well kept grounds, friendly staff, lovely scenery Disadvantages: first room not as good as second
...I visited Bali this year and it was a fantastic holiday but one of the main things that add to a holiday is the accommodation. Now, I didn't choose this hotel myself, it was part of my itinerary on my holiday but it definitely was a great place to stay. I stayed in two different rooms at this particular hotel on my trip so feel I can give a fair review, looking at two completely different room...
Advantages: Good size room, good food, friendly service, umbrellas Disadvantages: Easy to get lost!
...allowed me to visit Bali for a night and day, I was not going to argue. My meetings were mostly in Kuta, the first planned hotel fell through so I ended up at the Padma Bali. The website looked promising, there was going to be a couple of hours of free time, so I packed my swimming trunks and sunblock. Here we go!
All was looking good as the plane eased to a halt in front of the terminal...
Advantages: lots to do,spectacular scenery,good seafood,beautiful beaches Disadvantages: hassled to buy things, coral was dead so snorkelling not great
...Lovely beaches but not as quiet as I expected or I was told. I went during the christmas period where business is very slow for the locals so everyone was desperate to sell you something or get you to go on a day trip.This is good when your are wanting to sightsee and there are many things to see and do in Bali but not so good if you can not even lie on the beach for half an hour. it was...
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