We left behind the incredible (and easy access) snorkeling at Amed and hired a driver to take us back to Padang Bai with a side trip thru Sideman, beautiful scenery. Had lunch overlooking rice fields, where Geri did some impromptu birding. Made a photo stop for some striking statues of Ganesh and Saraswati outside a rare ashram dedicated to Gandhi.
Amed, with our lodging host Made:
The drive back to Padang Bai: