I don’t always visit art galleries when I travel, but when I do, it’s on the street! Subversive, colourful, playful, temporary. Everything good art should be!
As many of you are aware, I’m currently in Indonesia catching up on some editing. Yesterday I took a day off, hired a scooter and went out exploring, with the idea of capturing some balinese culture with my camera. Hope you enjoy the photos Here are a series of photos I took at Arma Resort. […]
In Bali I try a cup of the world’s most expensive and exclusive coffee, Kopi Luwak. Kopi Luwak are coffee beans collected from the faeces of civets, jungle cats that supposedly eat only the finest, ripest coffee berries. It is believed that enzymes in the civet’s digestive tract, enhance the flavour of the coffee beans.
Getting around Bali on a motorbike. An inexpensive and fun way to see Bali. Besides the important basic road safety there are and some things you need to be aware of when riding the island roads.
While in Ubud I visit Wayan Rambler to get my fortune told. Like most people who visit fortune tellers I ask Wayan about Health, Wealth and Relationships. Wayan used a combination of palm reading and birth day and date predictions to garner my reading.
Like a good meal, we take time with this video, exploring all the delicacies that come with a serve of Babi Guling. My guide Made takes me to a local restaurant near Ubud, renown for it’s suckling pig. He explains to me the various ingredients that make up this famous Balinese dish. Made can be […]
If you visit small villages in Bali you will discover nearly every family has a dog. And these dogs are not always accustomed to tourists! If you wish to explore these rural areas you will have to get use to dealing with dogs barking at you and approaching you with menacing intent . In this […]
The quandary of hiring a motorbike in Bali is that despite the law stating every tourist requires an international license, very rarely will you be asked to show it when hiring a bike. To make matters even more confusing, tourists are often targeted by police with fines resulting in no official record. It is common […]
Just out of Ubud you can find the village of Mas. Various villages around Bali specialise in particular craft. Mas is famous for it’s mask making. The masks were originally produced for sacred temple dances, but with the advent of tourism, are now also created for wall decorations. A mask carver is called a ‘undagi […]
I discuss the two types of massages available in Bali. It is important for men in particular to be aware of this so as not to lead to misunderstanding. There is a traditional massage which one can usually get in beauty salons, and there is the complete massage, which usually finishes with a happy ending! […]