• Don’t look in a cheap shop if you have no intention to buy something. In fact, don’t even make eye contact with the guy sitting outside of it. And when he calls to you “hey boss” or gestures to you, don’t slow down! Heck, don’t even say “no thank you” or turn your neck - it’ll wear you out by day’s end.
  • There are far too many people trying to offer “transport” in cars, taxis and on motorbikes. Haggling for transport, like a lot in Bali, is expected so brush up on your skills and be ready to walk away.
  • It’s really, really, really hot during the day, so take it slow. Even slower. No one will care if you don’t move more than 100-feet in a day. Just check out the locals - they’re all sitting around too.

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