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06 Aug 2016
Hindu temple Tanah Lot

The Tanah Lot temple

The Tanah Lot temple is one of Bali’s thousand temples. It’s not for nothing said, that Bali is also called the island of the thousand temples. Obviously, the island is home to uncountable small and big temples. In fact, Bali is different from Java or Sumatra. The majority of the population belongs to the Hindu religion in Bali. That’s why these temples belong to Hinduism. However, Bali has more than temples only. Nature, jungle, and volcanos, and in between the spirit of the Balinese lifestyle. The Tanah Lot […]

26 Jul 2016
Tegallalang rice terraces

Tegallalang rice terraces

The magic island of Bali has a lot of interesting places to visit. Such one place is the Tegallalang rice terraces. The rice terraces are not far from the city of Ubud. Just a couple of kilometres north. Ubud is the centre of Balinese art and culture. Tegallalang village is famous for its rice terrace. The small village is a traditional Balinese village. The location is on the main road between Ubud and Kintamani. However, Tegallalang rice terraces are in a valley beside […]

24 Jul 2016

Kintamani Bali’s northern part

In 2015 I had no luck with the weather when I visited Kintamani. Rain around the clock was on the agenda this day. However, this year Bali’s weather god is with me.  Blue sky, beautiful white clouds and pleasant temperature that is exactly what I expected. Kintamani village in the northwest of Bali located is a great destination. The village locates on the edge of the huge Batur caldera. However, the caldera consists of the active volcano Mt Batur and Lake Batur […]

15 Jan 2015
Ubud the cultural and spiritual centre of Bali

Ubud the cultural and spiritual centre of Bali

Ubud the cultural and spiritual centre of Bali is full of spirit. Temples are everywhere and Hinduism is part of daily life. Ubud the city in the middle of the island of Bali is not like the capital Denpasar in the south. While Denpasar converted into modern styled capital, the small towns and villages still kept the Balinese way of life. Compared to Denpasar the city is more the cultural and traditional art centre of the island. That’s obviously on each corner. […]

10 Jan 2015
The magic island Bali

The magic island of Bali

The magic island of Bali is an island between Java and Lombok. It’s a wonderful tropical island. and of course a dream destination. Volcanos, beautiful beaches, temples and Balinese culture all are in one place. With all of this, the island is perfect to discover something new. Bali has a tropical climate because of its location close to the equator. The tropical climate generates a huge diversity of flora and fauna. This tropical nature combined with spectacular mountain scenery is amazing. […]