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Re: Bali Master Thread
« Reply #255 on: March 10, 2016, 02:58:08 PM »
i have a trip scheduled for may and was wondering if anybody here got vaccinations. specifically hep a and typhoid. im reading conflicting reports online.

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Re: Bali Master Thread
« Reply #256 on: March 10, 2016, 03:15:01 PM »
No.
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Re: Bali Master Thread
« Reply #257 on: March 10, 2016, 04:48:39 PM »
i have a trip scheduled for may and was wondering if anybody here got vaccinations. specifically hep a and typhoid. im reading conflicting reports online.
If you have kids and are insured then get them.
As a practicing Jew I never really felt the need for vaccination as Keeping Kosher & Shmiras Habris will protect you.
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Re: Bali Master Thread
« Reply #258 on: March 10, 2016, 08:11:49 PM »
i have a trip scheduled for may and was wondering if anybody here got vaccinations. specifically hep a and typhoid. im reading conflicting reports online.
you should get Hep A and B anyway. Insurance covers it.
Typhoid is not covered by insurance. I think the pill is about $65
check out the CDC's guidelines

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Re: Bali Master Thread
« Reply #259 on: April 05, 2016, 01:58:44 AM »
I'll be going to Bali from JFK 6:15am (in a few hours from now). Actually flying first in Jakarta and gonna sleep for a few hours before flying to Densapar. Will be getting into Bali 6pm on Thursday. Does anyone here have any recommendations where to stay for shabbos that makes it possible to observe shabbos and have a minyan and kosher food / atmosphere?
I am traveling with a non-jew so I need a solid plan lol thanks!

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Re: Bali Master Thread
« Reply #260 on: April 05, 2016, 03:20:48 AM »
I'll be going to Bali from JFK 6:15am (in a few hours from now). Actually flying first in Jakarta and gonna sleep for a few hours before flying to Densapar. Will be getting into Bali 6pm on Thursday. Does anyone here have any recommendations where to stay for shabbos that makes it possible to observe shabbos and have a minyan and kosher food / atmosphere?
I am traveling with a non-jew so I need a solid plan lol thanks!
iirc, there are no official jewish institutions in bali

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Re: Bali Master Thread
« Reply #261 on: April 05, 2016, 03:39:07 AM »
I'll be going to Bali from JFK 6:15am (in a few hours from now). Actually flying first in Jakarta and gonna sleep for a few hours before flying to Densapar. Will be getting into Bali 6pm on Thursday. Does anyone here have any recommendations where to stay for shabbos that makes it possible to observe shabbos and have a minyan and kosher food / atmosphere?
I am traveling with a non-jew so I need a solid plan lol thanks!
No minyan at all. Rent a nice Airbnb.

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Re: Bali Master Thread
« Reply #262 on: April 06, 2016, 09:26:55 AM »
iirc, there are no official jewish institutions in bali
Official being operative word.
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Re: Bali Master Thread
« Reply #263 on: April 06, 2016, 09:29:19 AM »
Official being operative word.
yup
but pretending that s/t small exists, is it really worth going out of one's way to go there, unless it's to bring them s/t?

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Re: Bali Master Thread
« Reply #264 on: August 06, 2016, 04:42:57 PM »
Any issue bringing raw meat into Bali?

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Re: Bali Master Thread
« Reply #265 on: August 09, 2016, 12:10:24 PM »
Any issue bringing raw meat into Bali?
Hit or miss, Local Jews bring in from SIN on a regular basis.
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Re: Bali Master Thread
« Reply #267 on: September 07, 2016, 04:03:53 PM »
Anyone here ever been by the "Chabad" or  the shul?

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Re: Bali Master Thread
« Reply #268 on: September 12, 2016, 11:54:51 AM »
Anyone here ever been by the "Chabad" or  the shul?
Update: got in touch with them. They were run by chabad of SIN and are closing in a week due to making Aliya.
No replacement known yet.

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Re: Bali Master Thread
« Reply #269 on: November 18, 2016, 04:33:44 PM »
Planning a 3-night/4-day trip and deciding where to stay (and I'd prefer not to switch places).

Up thread people mentioned that the beaches in Bali aren't that amazing (and I'm not such a beach person). I also noticed there are a lot of new and cheap SPG properties opening in Ubud in the next few months.

I've heard good things about The Laguna (12k SPG) in Nusa Dua, but that Nusa Dua can feel "sterile" (Prices in Ubud aren't set yet since most of the new SPG hotels aren't accepting reservations yet besides the Sthala for 7k).

Would staying in Ubud for 3 nights be closer to the main attractions, or is Nusa Dua nicer because of the beaches, even if they're not so nice?