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  • Tirta Gangga

    Tirta Gangga literally means water from the Ganges and it is a site of some reverance for the Hindu Balinese. Strictly, the name refers to the water palace built here from the late 1940’s to the 1950’s by Gusti Gede Djelantik, heir to the former Kingdom of Karangasem. It is widely used, though, to refer…

  • Ubud Village

    Ubud is pronounced ‘oobood’ as in the same way as the ‘oo’ sounds in ‘good’. Even if you mispronounce the name, the locals aren’t likely to do anything more than titter. As they say, seng ken-ken!– Balinese for ‘no worries!’. While Ubud seems to outsiders like one small town, it is in fact fourteen villages, each…

  • Low Budget Travel to Bali

    Beautiful Bali, one of the must – visit places in Indonesia, has been in the headlines a lot over the last few years. It’s become not just a destination for travelers, but has started to attract holidaymakers from Australia, Europe and beyond. Because of this, authentic Bali is a little harder to find (although by no…