Bali is a very spiritual place. The temple architecture reminded me of those at Cambodia's Angkor, except that Bali feels like a living spirituality, rather than a historical relic. Everyday, people place small offerings all over the place - on the street, at shrines, in various nooks and crannies. Pre-made offerings can be bought at the market:
In Ubud, I took a Balinese cooking class at the Casa Luna Cooking School.
The cooking school was conveniently run by the same people who ran my lodgings, the Honeymoon Guesthouse. I adored my room my second night there, which overlooked the beautiful, Mediterrannean-style pool. I leisurely enjoyed my breakfast that was delivered to my balcony.
All in all, a relaxing trip in a very lush place.
Great pictures Berta! Can you live in a place like this for any extended period of time?
I think liveable and lovely places to visit fall under very different criteria. I've never actually lived in Bali, or looked into it, so I can't make an educated comment. But the economy there seems to be heavily dependent on tourism, which has its ups and downs.
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