The end of our trip Last day, last evening and we were on our way to our last stop, Pura Tanah Lot, for the sunset and hopefully a cold drink (or two). Once […]
Well it lived up to it’s name, there was a forest and it was filled with monkeys, macaques to be precise. They live pretty well off the food that the […]
Candi Kuning which means, strangely enough, ‘yellow temple’ (not to be confused with The King in Yellow) sits on the edge of lake Bratan in Bedugal. There’s a Hindu and a […]
In the Taman Ayun complex, an artist at work.
The moated temple at Mengwi, recursing on its river island, guardian home of the gods, floating in the sea of eternity.
Well once it used to be the stronghold of feudal lords but now it’s the arts capitol of Bali… Spent an hour or so pottering around downtown Ubud, the town’s grown […]
Snapped on the road to Ubud. I have no idea who he is or what he’s doing apart from guessing that someone’s going to get an arrow in the eye any […]
Not so much a mountain range as a caldera rim Sitting on the caldera lip of an ancient super volcano at Kintamani having lunch and looking across at the basalt flow fields on […]
One statue of Ganesh, check. Temple offerings check. Miscellaneous lingam, check. OK we’re done.
Entering the Elephant Cave temple through the mouth of a demon
Visiting the king of the spirits, and the demon queen
Look behind you!!
You forget You forget the heat and the humidity, the smell of two stroke exhaust and open drains, the tropical decay, the noise and dust of the towns, the quiet […]
Bali! As Galina was presenting a paper at the Aupec 2012 conference, it seemed like a great idea to go along with her.