April 16, 2015

Bali, Indonesia (Part 1)

What Lonely Planet said: The mere mention of Bali evokes thoughts of a paradise. It's more than a place; it's a mood, an aspiration, a tropical state of mind.

I was there: August 13, 2012 - August 15, 2012

Camera used: Canon EOS 40D


Balinese architecture is very distinctive

Entrance to a temple. Bali is known as the Island of Gods. It has lot's of temples and shrines

A market at Ubud in Central Bali

Ubud Palace. The island was divide into several kingdoms before Dutch colonisation

Balinese garden at a temple

Me at Besakih temple complex, the Mother Temple of Bali. Visitors are required to wear a sarong

It is the largest and most important temple complex in Bali

Besakih is built on the slope of Mount Agung

A procession of devotees

A man making a phone call

Devotees offering prayers

The temple complex can be crowded

A smaller temple without the crowd

An elephant guarding the entrance to a temple

Colourful doors of a temple