Amlapura


Photo Journal – Puri Taman Ujung, East Bali

One of my favourite places to visit in Bali on the east end of the island is Taman Sukasada; more commonly known as Puri Taman Ujung. Surprisingly it is a place not frequented by tourists on a large scale. This delightful place is located 5 kilometres south of Amlapura. Built […]


Accommodation in Candi Dasa

The most underrated part of Bali has to be Candi Dasa. It is a peaceful enclave that once was a tourist stronghold, but, slipped as a major tourist destination on the island for a while. Thankfully this beautiful place is having a resurge in popularity. Candi Dasa has so much […]


Photo of the Day: Tirtagangga Water Palace, East Bali

Located just north of Amlapura in the regency of Karangasem on the east coast of Bali, the picturesque water palace of Tirtagangga is simply outstanding. Tirtagangga is one of three water palaces in East Bali, the other 2 being located at Ujung on the SE coast and Tirta Telaga Tista […]


Best Places to View Rice Terraces in Bali

Rice terraces are synonymous with Bali and the dominant part of the scenery. Rice farming in Bali dates back to Neolithic times. Bali’s steep mountains and deep gorges make wet rice farming difficult, so the Balinese have developed an intricate system of terraced rice fields, governed by a subak (water […]