Photo of the Day



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



Without a doubt, the most popular free activity for all tourists to the island of Bali is to see the sunset at Kuta Beach. Although a tad polluted now compared to it once was a decade ago, the renowned Kuta sunset still draws hundreds of tourists every evening come cloud […]

Photo of the Day: Kuta Beach


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


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 […]

Photo of the Day: Tirtagangga Water Palace, East Bali



A breathtaking and awe-inspiring site located two kilometres south of Tampaksaring, Gunung Kawi is two rows of ancient royal tombs on the banks of the Pakerisan River deep in a ravine overlooked by terraced rice-fields. A long, steep stone stairway leads down to this ancient site. The holy Pakersian River […]

Photo of the Day: Gunung Kawi