Batik Processing

We recently visited an Artist Village in Bali and were shown through a Batik Factory, this is where they weave¬†various materials for fabric, as well as print the patterns, either by hand painting or stamping them with paint. We watched the whole process but were also given hand-outs describing the process, by the people at…

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Our Bali Adventure – Day 4

We woke early, as we had a 6;30am pickup, which was actually running late, as it had to continually stop for a sick passenger (Bali Belly?), while we waited we watched a couple of Monkeys play on top of our bungalow from the hotel lobby. Monkeys outside of the Sacred Forest are not sacred…interesting fact.…

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Our Bali Adventure – Day 3, Part 2

After visiting the Elephant Caves we drove up to the Mountains for a view out over Mount Bator and Lake Bator. The lake is the largest in Bali and the Mount is actually a live¬†volcano, not the one making all the fuss, but it also erupted in 1963, at the same time as Mount Agung.…

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Our Bali Adventure – Day 3 Part 1

We were up early and enjoyed our buffet breakfast, we were picked up by our Guide Subaga and driver Suki. We had hired a driver and personal guide for 10 hours and planned on cramming in as much as we could. We did this for two days, it was exhausting but so worth it. Our…

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Our Bali Adventure – Day 2

We rose early and went for Breakfast, a lavish buffet of fruits, vegetables, cereals, bread, and of course bacon and eggs. We then wandered the Resort grounds a little more before meeting up with a guide from Buffalo Tours who helped us map out our week in Ubud, as well as our various transfers and…

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Our Bali Adventure – Day 1

Weeks of uncertainty and worry over a rather active volcano on the main island, we decided that it is probably a media beat up like it usually is…….and it was. We never saw any smoke, heard any noise or felt any tremors, but the locals were making extra sacrifices and offerings at their temples just…

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