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The most popular place for tourists on Bali is, without a doubt, the Sangeh Monkey Forest. The forest at Sangeh has a mischievous clan of monkeys and now it will cost you a Rp20,000 entrance fee to be part of the thrill of being crawled over by simians. The monkeys […]

Photo of the Day – Sangeh


Taman Narmada is one of those places in Lombok that you just have to visit; even if its only for the experience. This famous tourist attraction is a miniature replica of the summit of Gunung Rinjani and its Crater Lake. When visiting here allow yourself a few hours to explore […]

Photo of the Day – Taman Narmada, Lombok


On my last visit to Lombok we decided to upmarket our accommodation a tad from our usual homestay tradition and chose the Sengggi Beach Hotel. The long stretch of stunning coastline 10 klms north of Ampenan known as Senggigi Beach is in reality the tourist centre of the island of […]

Photo of the Day: Surfers at Senggigi Beach – Lombok



Everybody knows that Bali is a photographers’ delight with so many colours; in the landscapes, the people and their dress, markets, the culture, and of course, the fabled sunsets. How many times have you bothered to actually look at the sky in detail when it’s not a clear day? You […]

Clouds of Bali – A Photo Journal



At one time (until they moved to Jalan Legian) ACC Padang was down a small lane (Gang Ronta) that runs off Poppies Lane 2. It was my favourite nasi padang place in Bali. The exterior of the place was certainly not that typical of your usual warung or restaurant in […]

Photo of the Day: Sumatran Nasi Padang



Of the three major pottery villages on the island, Banyumulek is probably the best to visit for first timers to Lombok. Here you will find several showrooms with all forms of pottery from floor to ceiling and most are open from 8am-5pm. Lombok has always been famous for their traditional […]

Photo of the Day: Banyumelek, Lombok


The whole of South-east Asia is renowned for its botanical specimens of vast proportions and Orchids are just one of these species. In Bali it is a photographers delight to come across the beauty of these flowers. There are many places on the island to view them. In my opinion, […]

Photo of the Day: Orchids in Bali


I have always been a great lover of the mountains wherever I have travelled in the world. Besides being great vantage points to view the surrounding areas, they also offer up some beautiful examples of flora and fauna. Bali as an island, albeit small in comparison with the rest of […]

Photo of the Day: Mountainous Bali



A two hour drive north of Kuta will bring you to one of the most photographed temples on the island of Bali – Pura Ulun Danau Bratan near Bedugul. It lies on the shores of Danau Bratan and is one of Bali’s kayangan jagat or directional temples and protects Bali […]

Pura Ulun Danau Bratan – A Photo Journal