Exploring the Batur crater area of Bali can be rewarding for those with a little time on their hands. Coming from the Kuta area you have a choice of routes to get to NE Bali, 5 main ones to be exact accessing the rim of Gunung Batur via Catur, Tegallalang, […]
Looking at a map of Bali there is a wealth of possibilities for someone returning to Kuta from the north coast. One of the things to keep in mind in Bali, if you are planning a trip, or are the driver, is distances are deceptive and people require food and […]
For those contemplating hiking Gunung Batur, the best place to stay is Toya Bungkah, which has a good selection of budget accommodation. Best thing is to check out a couple of places and compare value.
Here is a map of Toya Bungkah detailing the accommodation options.
Bali’s mountain lakes are sacred to the Balinese, who worship the Goddess Ida Batara Dewi Ulun Danau (Goddess of the lakes). The lakes trap rainwater and feed Bali’s rivers year round, allowing for constant food production, a factor that has been central to the strength of the Balinese society. Danau […]
A trip to Kintamani is 3 hours, one way from Kuta. Some people like to do that on day trip, but others prefer to stay in the area and have a chance to relax, look around and try to escape the mad tourist rush during the day.
A day trip to Kintamani, promises mountains, lakes, the chance to get out of of Kuta and see some of Bali. The reality of a trip to Kintamani is a 3 hour ride along main roads, parking next to other tour buses, eating lunch and the main tourist restaurant, overlooking […]