Candidasa was only a one-night stop, a prelude to a hike up Gunung Agung. But the town itself was actually quite beautiful, and would've made a good base to explore the area had we had more time. We arrived in Candidasa extremely worn out from a very long minibus ride, and we ran to the first restaurant we found... which happened to be beachside with awesome food. Sometimes you get lucky, I guess?
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