in Indonesia2013, Trips
Jennifer and I had planned to go to Raja Ampat, which is in the middle of nowhere, Indonesia, and probably also why it's so pristine and filled with aquatic life.
To get there, a good option was to go through Bali, and since we used award flights (free flight in business using the stack of United miles I had gathered), we had to arrive in Bali 4 days before our connection to the next towns on the way to the boat.
After a quick online search, and asking some friends, I quickly figured out that spending 4 days in Bali wasn't the worst thing in the world, so that's what we did.
The flight from SFO to Bali (via Taiwan) with EVA Air was really good. Made flying as much of a breeze as it can be:
seabass was on the special order in advance menu, quite tasty
met the definition of lie flat :)
Taipei has a very nice airport
The EVA Business Lounge was quite nice too, even had ice cream :)
After the last flight, we arrived in Bali in pourring rain, to be greated by our guide, see next post.
2nd and last flight to reach Bali