Flock in Line

One of my favourite shots in Ubud, Bali. A flock of ducks form a line as they make their way across the lines of paddy beds of this rice field. We booked ourselves into a house in the Paddy fields of Tegalalang, Ubud. We had to walk through the lines of paddy beds and irrigation…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rise/Set

The rays of the setting sun above the Indian Ocean – captured from the cliffs on which the sacred Uluwatu temple in Bali is located. This temple is one of six temples that are believed to be the spiritual pillars of the island of Bali in Indonesia and one of the best places in the…

A Dramatic Sunset

I have watched many versions of the epic story of Rama and Sita base on the Hindu text. The story, features, props, costumes and interpretation of this tale varies as you make your way around South East Asia. But I’ve got to say that the Balinese are unparalleled when it comes to injecting that extra…

Going ‘au naturel’ in Ubud

ā€œI like to try new things!ā€ ā€“ is how our close friends and family describe my sometimes reckless sense of adventure. This stems from a thirst to step out of the box and experience people and places as a traveller, not a tourist. This time around, that sense of adventure led hubby and I to…