I have discovered a shop with old doors on the way to Sukawati Pasar Seni today. I could not resist. I have to stop and ask about the price.
I will come back with a pickup truck.
When you stay long time in Asia, you care less about rice and chili. The pizza is always an event. Pizza served in Gili.
Waiting for pizza in Bali.
On the way from Denpasar to Ubud I used to stop for a lunch at local eatery called Lembongan. Only fresh fish and fish soup is served there.
First control, before they will start to pull…
Balinese oil painting from 2011 paint by Dian Umbara.
Purification rites at private house in Ubud. The mask is called Tua and depicts an old man.
The open space views in Bali have unique character and charm.
A small Balinese truck loaded with fresh purple mangosteen stoping on the way to a fruit market.
Balinese kite competition is held in July when strong winds blow the Paradise Island.
The team from Ubud brought his large kite on the track.
Meanwhile the venue had been already crowded by many kite teams and audience.
The light kite competition begins.
In dry part of eastern corner of paradise island the ocean is a magnet for each being looking for refreshment. I’m envy creatures living in this water environment and jump to ocean.
You can guess where they walk ? White shirts…they must be on the way to a temple.
Balinese style picture paited by Ketut Tantra from Sukawati.
Balinese dance about beautiful bird called Tari Belibis performed in Ubud.
Balinese volunteer helps to tame traffic chaos during Art Festival in Denpasar.
Un portrait d’une femme. Elle collectées des pierres pour la vente sur une plage volcanique noire près de Sanur.
I have only 30 minutes drive to Sanur beach. It’s one of the few white sand beaches in Bali. During low tide the ocean water reaches only mid-cafs. I have to walk more than 250 meters in my rubber sandals to meet the waves and deep water.
The Agung bros at their family compound in Ubud during Kuningan festival.
I met the woman with eminent wrinkled face in Mas, the place located in Central Bali.
Small Agung with a Barong mask. The balinese king of spirits has many embodiments. In Ubud the Barong can have a face of pig. During Kuningan the kids in Ubud play the mythological story of the struggles between the good Barong and the evil represented by Rangda.
Gamelan orchestra during an inauguration of Balinese Atrs Festival in Denpasar.
Pura Besakih on the slope of Agung volcano attracts many pilgrims and tourists.
Pura Tanah Lot is a major pilgrimage temple for Balinese people and tourists. Local men dressed in white guard the entrance to the temple and collect donations.
Padang Bai is a place in Bali where you can catch a public ferry to Lombok or a fast private boat to Gili Islands. I met a boy in Amok Bay waiting for a sea transport there.