Uluwatu Warnings and Dangers

  • SOMEONE HAS LOST A THONG TO A RASCAL MONKEY!!
    SOMEONE HAS LOST A THONG TO A RASCAL...
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    A group of Balinese Macaques "grooming"...
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    Be ware Your Belonging with Monkey

    by meiyergani Written Aug 2, 2007
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    Actualy the monkey around Uluwatu temple was funny and cute animals, if you give them peanuts or fruits gently they will accept it friendly, but some of the monkeys are perform their wild habit, this monkey will take your belonging, so becareful with your eyeglasses, your hand bag, your camera, don't let them taken it from your hand,....... be careful.... be careful

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    The Sick Animals Monkey

    by meiyergani Updated Aug 2, 2007
    The monkey with big belly
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    I observe one of the monkey as in the picture with my blind eyes carefully, I found out that the monkey with its big belly is an extraordinary one, physically it was an abnormalities, another thing is there is an abnormal tissue growth on her tongue, I am sure it was somekind of cancer growth........ it was caused by the monkey eat everything that he robbing from the visitors, he eats plastics, or something which can ignite the growth of an abnormal tissues. I am sure there are another much monkeys suffering like this

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    When it rains…..

    by balisunshine Written Oct 30, 2007
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    On several occasions,
    when it’s rainy season,
    you can watch the clouds of rain
    float past and above Seminyak,
    while at the Bukit,
    in mot cases,
    it doesn’t have visiting rain clouds
    unless the are arriving from the south.

    But on those occasions when
    it does rain,
    surfers be aware that,
    after a heavy downpour,
    eventually from the hills on the inner land
    the rain will create a flowing river of
    pieces of wood, branches, thorns, garbage, etc .
    This wash creeps down from
    higher land into the sea,
    right where you might just be surfing,
    excited about the waves that
    after the storm brings.

    If you have sensitive skin, allergies or skin reactions,
    it may be wise to stay out of the water or
    wear a wet suit.

    Don’t believe at first that,
    there’s nothing there,
    eventually the rain water
    full of chips and pieces
    will head your way, pouring
    and surrounding your little body in the sea.

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    The New Warung at Dreamland

    by balisunshine Written Apr 14, 2008
    The New Cement Warung

    For those surfers or beach lovers
    who have not been to
    Dreamland since Dec. 2007,
    may be in for a surprise.

    All the local warungs were pulled down.
    A new cement construction,
    with restaurants, shops, a walkway
    for the buses of tourist to load off at,
    is soon to come!

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    Fall

    by black_mimi99 Written Mar 6, 2012
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    watch out your step and becareful when walking along this cliff side, and especially when you want take yourself photo with the ocean background, if not then will free fall to the ocean, it happened to one couple who want to took their own self photo, without looked carefully behind them, then..... fall to the ocean!

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    Fall

    by black_mimi99 Written Mar 6, 2012
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    watch out your step and becareful when walking along this cliff side bcos there is no fence or protection, and especially when you want take yourself photo with the ocean background, it happened to one couple who want to took their own self photo, without looked carefully behind them, then..... fall to the ocean!

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    ALWAYS CARRY SUFFICIENT FRESH BOTTLED WATER

    by DennyP Updated Mar 9, 2012
    FRESH BOTTLED WATER --  NEVER BE WITHOUT IT!!

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    .. Whenever going out for the day here in Bali or anywhere really, in Indonesia or South East Asia make sure that you carry with you sufficient fresh bottled water for the day.
    Due to the oppressive heat here along with energy draining humidity it is imperrative to replace lost body fluids. Always be aware of dehydration in the extreme heat of the day. I always carry more fresh bottled water than I need for the day.. I usually purchase my bottles of water in the supermarket and keep them in my hotel fridge. This way when I go out my water is cold at least for a short time... When out and about and you buy bottled water. Make sure that the "cap seal" on the bottle is not broken and the bottle is a refill with local tapwater..This can cause you untold problems if you get caught out..

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    BEWARE AROUND ANIMALS HERE!!

    by DennyP Updated Mar 9, 2012
    SOMEONE HAS LOST A THONG TO A RASCAL MONKEY!!
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    ULUWATU
    .. When out and about here or anywhere in Bali be extremely careful of the the animal population especially Monkeys and Dogs. The majority of these animals have rabies and are extremely dangerous. The best thing is to give them lots of room for if you get bitten you must seek immediate medical attention.

    Of Note here in Uluwatu the monkey problem of Balinese Macaques is extreme and your guide around the Temple complex will have a "shanghai" to shoot small stones near them if they get too close..Just Be aware as the monkeys will quickly run at you and steal anything they can grab...sunglasses, watches, earings ,Thongs, (shoes) caps etc...of course when you try to retreive these items you may be bitten. The dogs are dangerous except for the ones with RED collars as these dogs have been treated for rabies and are safe...The local animal welfare agency (BAWA) does a fantastic job trying to help alleviate the rabies problem here with little if any funding!!.They are located in the city of Ubud.% cb

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    CARRY AND USE A STRONG MOSQUITO REPELLANT

    by DennyP Updated Mar 29, 2012
    CARRY A GOOD STRONG MOSQUITO AND INSECT REPELLANT
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    When visiting Uluwatu carry a strong Mosquito repellant with you..due to the tropical heat and humidity mosquitos are prevelant..The viruses of Dengue fever and encephylitis are extremely dangerous and precaution should be taken so as not to get bitten.
    Early mornings and evenings are the bad times and loose clothing with long sleeves and long pants should be worn especially at these times.
    Cover ALL bare skin with a good mosquito repellant. Don't forget your ears.!!! I always carry mine everywhere here with me in South East asia.. Never be without it!!!.

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    DON’T

    by balisunshine Written Apr 19, 2007
    Death Penalty!!!

    Don’t be stupid
    and carry any illegal substances when entering Bali.

    There is a big crack down on illegal drugs here.
    You can get the death penalty.
    And if you don't get the death penalty
    be aware that it’s also a great way for the police here
    to make some extra side $$$ if you are caught
    with a tiny amount.

    Like…do you have $30 grand to spare????
    I'm talkin USD, not Rupiahs.

    And even if you were able to get it through,
    the locals here know that if they report you,
    cause they smelled you smoking some of hat stuff,
    they will get a cut from the $$$ that
    you will have to pay for extortion.

    If you get the chance to buy your way out.

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    Monkey see. Monkey do. And monkey take.

    by balisunshine Written Apr 22, 2007
    Me? I didn't do it.

    If you’re lodged on the cliff,
    be careful of what you leave outside.

    I’m talking mostly about food.

    The monkeys go hoping
    all around on the cliff,
    and they are looking for something to eat.

    Yes. You might think that
    they are cute at first,
    but when they start taking your things
    after a while,
    they can become a real pain.

    Don’t try to be
    macho with them either.
    The real machos of the tribe
    will charge right towards you.

    And believe me,
    you don’t want to be bitten by one of them.

    Just make sure that you keep your stuff in doors.

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    Those pesky little critters!

    by balisunshine Written Apr 27, 2007
    Sand Fleas

    Depending the time of the year,
    and the flow of certain currents,
    you may encounter some
    unwanted critters in
    the sand of the beach.

    Sand fleas can be invisible at first
    but once you start feeling the bite,
    and take a closer look,
    yoou will notice these
    teeny tiny creatures that
    look like sand.

    If you find them at
    one particular beach,
    you may be lucky
    not to find them at another,
    since they do migrate with
    the flow of currents and
    according to the water temperature.

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    Ouach!

    by balisunshine Written Apr 27, 2007
    Bed Bug

    If you are on a tight budget,
    and pinching for money
    and decide to stay at
    one of the cheaper bungalows,
    you may risk waking up in the morning
    with bite marks on your body.

    These grisly little nocturnal bed bugs
    only come out at night
    searching for a blood meal.

    The rest of the time
    they spend nestled in the seams
    and cracks in mattresses and frames
    or anywhere else where
    they feel safe and out of the way.

    The common bed bug
    have a life cycle of
    about 36 to 120 days.

    They "glue" their eggs
    in the hiding places.
    The nymphs hatch in about
    ten days and molt five times,
    taking a blood meal between each molt.

    Their life span depends on conditions
    and nymphs can survive extended periods
    without food – even up to a year!

    Bed bugs feed only at night,
    they leave their hiding places
    to feast and feed by sucking human blood.
    They have an elongated beak
    which they use like a needle to pierce
    the skin of their victims and
    inject their saliva which contains
    a numbing agent so you do not feel the bite

    They drink until they become engorged
    with a person's blood ,
    crawling away satisfied ,
    until the next night.

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    The long, winding Road to Balangan

    by balisunshine Written Apr 27, 2007
    The new, paved road

    For those who have been here before,
    and plan to stay at Balangan,
    warning, since they have started
    the construction at Dreamland,
    they have closed off the access
    to Balangan via that property.

    BUT, the did built a new,
    paved road leading to it
    starting at the crossing
    located a Nirmala grocery store.

    The road drives through some
    beautiful vegetation and a Balinese village.
    It just takes longer to get there,
    if you are coming from
    any of the other beaches
    further down south.

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    Watch it!

    by balisunshine Written May 2, 2007
    The warning sign

    Like many parts of Bali’s,
    the currents can be very strong.

    Several people drown per year in Bali.

    Not advisable to have children swimming
    when these red flags are in place.

    But many of the beaches in the Bukit area,
    do not have someone patrolling the beaches.
    So, be aware of what you’re getting into.

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