Lovina Area Guide

Although Bali is a small island there is still so much to see and do, and, it will take more than one trip to the island to cover most of the attractions. The northern part of Bali is a good starting place and heading in that direction from Kuta a […]

Places to Visit in Northern Bali

Waking to a glorious sunrise bursting over the ocean is one of those special moments and although reluctant to move on towards Singaraja along the north-east road, it was the adventurous side that took over and it was not long before we found ourselves driving along the road out of […]

Travelling the North-East Road Pt. 2

Lovina is a sprawling strip of coast, that includes several villages. I have stayed in western and central Lovina, now I wanted to try the central-eastern end. The main road wasn’t that inviting, last night, but I spotted a sign, on the corner of a side street heading towards the […]

Hotel Banyualit Quality Resort in Lovina Bali

Negara isn’t the only place in Bali where you can see a buffalo race. The sport is popular in Lovina, to be exact, in the village of Kaliasem. The tradition originated in Madura, is NE Java. Settlers brought it to both Kaliasem and Negara. Known locally as sapi gerumbugan, the […]

Buffalo Races in Lovina Bali

According to some people the town of Lovina, (which is actually a conglomeration of the villages of Pemaron, Tukad Mungga, Anturan, Kalibukbuk, Kaliasem, Temukus and Banyualit) got its name after the last king of Buleleng, Pandji Tisna (1908-1978), named his holiday home ‘Lovina’ back in 1958. Some say the name […]

Getting to Lovina Bali