Where: Tirta Empul, BaliWhen: December 2019 Tirta Empul is a famous Hindu temple in Bali. It is most known for its bathing area containing multiple holy springs. Each spring has a specific ritual for purification. Apparently, somebody going through this
Where: Mt Batur, BaliWhen: December 2019 Mount Batur is a volcano in the North West of Bali. It takes just over an hour to get there from Ubud so we made a bit of a day trip out of it.
Where: Ubud, BaliWhen: December 2019 The Tegallalang Rice Terraces are a well known popular attraction to the North of central Ubud. They are easy to find (just head North on the main road out of Ubud!) and only about a
Where: Ubud, Bali When: November 2019 To the North West of Ubud (a 30 minute scooter ride) is the Sangeh Monkey Forest. Most people visiting Ubud go to the better known Ubud Monkey Forest that is in central Ubud itself.
Where: Ubud, BaliWhen: November 2019 Literally around the corner from where we lived in Ubud was the Setia Darma House of Masks and Puppets. This a free attraction that is made up of lots of different buildings that house collections
Where: Ubud, BaliWhen: November 2019 Near where we lived in Ubud was an area known for its wood carvers. I did some research and managed to find us a wood carving class. This was run as a private class for
Where: Ubud, Bali When: November 2019 As we were in Ubud we headed to the main Ubud street market one morning. It’s a bit of a labyrinth and lots of it is/feels underground. It was quiet while we were there
Where: Denpasar and Sanur Beach, BaliWhen: November 2019 As we were staying in Bali for 2 months we have to get our visas extended as the usual stay is limited to 30 days. We used a visa agent to do
Where: The Secret Beach, BaliWhen: November 2019 We wanted to find a beach that was close to us in Ubud but soon discovered that most of the nice white sandy beaches are in the South and quite a distance away.
Where: Tegenungan Waterfall, BaliWhen: October 2019 We took a trip to Tegenungan Waterfall which is just 15 minutes from our house near Ubud. We’d been warned that it gets busy later and we prefer it to be quiet and cooler