Photo of the Day


Photo of the Day – Sangeh

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 […]


Great Places for Photography in Bali

Bali naturally lends itself to photographers. Stunning panoramas at every turn, mountains and seascapes, the happiness of the Balinese people, colourful festivals and even the heady tourist areas all are perfect subjects for the budding or professional photographer. It makes no difference if you use a cheap compact camera or […]


Photo of the Day – Kebun Raya Eka Karya Bali

One of my favourite paces to spend a morning is located in the small village of Candikuning not far from Danau Bratan. The awesome Bali Botanical Gardens known as Kebun Raya Eka Karya Bali. It is easy to find and is only a short walk from the nearby Bukit Mungsu […]


Photo of the Day: Pura Batu Bolong, Lombok

As most of you know I have visited just about every temple on the island of Bali and during my recent visit to Lombok, I was interested to note the comparison between the temples of Bali and that of Lombok. The one temple I found fascinating was Pura Batu Bolong, […]


Photo of the Day: Twin Lakes – North Bali

Almost everybody who visits Bali inevitably heads north to view the ‘lake on the water’- Pura Ulu Danau Bratan. As stunning as this temple complex is, there is an even more stunning attraction not far from there. A half hour drive north of Pura Ulu Danau Bratan on the road […]


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 […]


Photo of the Day – Taman Narmada, Lombok

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: Pasar Maja Langu

A great time to check out a shopping fiesta in Bali is the day following Nyepi. This day is a Balinese holiday known as Ngembak Geni. On this day all shops that are Balinese owned are closed with the only shops being open are those owned by traders from other […]


Photo of the Day: Surfers at Senggigi Beach – 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: Pura Ulu Danau Bratan

The two most photographed places on the island of Bali undoubtedly are the sea temple of Pura Tanah Lot and the other, Pura Ulun Danau Bratan located 2 hours north of Kuta on the shores of Lake Bratan. The temple is one of Bali’s kayangan jagat or directional temples and […]