Kai Chronicles

Eating, exploring and enjoying life


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Detox in Bali: In search of my last meal(s)

When I arrive in Ubud, Bali the sun is high. It warms my back as I walk the long alleyway to the Yoga Barn where I will spend the next four nights.

It’s only 10 am and my room is not ready so I leave my bag at reception and head out in search of a few healthy cafes I have listed in my notebook.

Lucky for me, I come across Clear Cafe, a stunning eatery a 15 minute (or so) walk away. ( I posted a review about it here.) Continue reading


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Review: Clear Cafe in Ubud, Bali

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The view from my table (well, when I stand up)

On my only food friendly day in Ubud, I wonder the streets in search of a healthy cafe. I have a list of potentials and ask a local man to point me in the direction of one within walking.

‘This one too far,’ he says as he points to the notebook in my hands, ‘you need taxi. Don’t know this one’, as he points to another but then, ‘ahh, Soma is not far.’

‘I can walk there?’

‘Yes, not far you can walk,’ he says as he moves his right hand in the direction of the cafe.

So, I turn right from the Yoga Barn’s alley and onto Jilan Raya Pengosekan.

It’s mid-morning and relatively quiet. I love how the shopkeepers do not harass me nearly as much as they do in Kuta.

Shops are close together, piled up on each other it seems. I keep my eyes open for Soma as I walk and take it all in.

Just when I thought I may have missed it, I spot the sign for Clear Cafe. This one’s on my list and I remember a positive review from another blogger so I decide to go in.

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