Walk down any Jimbaran Street, and you find the ground strewn with little square trays made of woven coconut leafs, decorated with flowers, fruits and palm leaves. These are offerings to the gods known as canang sari – ‘sari’ means essence and ‘canang’ means offering – diligently placed by the Balinese as part of their […]
The traditional naming system is one of the charming peculiarities of Bali. If you follow this system (and many do) you name your children in the order they are born. Putu will be a firstborn son or daughter, Made is a no. 2 child, Nyoman no. 3 and Ketut no. 4. After Ketut the cycle […]
The ‘drop’ of land that is connected to Bali’s southernmost tip is called ‘The Bukit’ – ‘The hill’. Now you can experience this area, which is truly unique for Bali, with it’s towering chalk cliffs over the azure sea – and also visit one of Bali’s most important and beautiful temples, the Uluwatu Temple on […]
It is tuna season in Jimbaran Bay. The fishermen are having a field day, hauling in huge yellowfins by the netful. They use only low impact fishing methods, and on days like these they are rewarded for it. And so are we. Tuna doesn’t get any better than this.