Mapping Bali 33 : Turning to the Sea

Turning to the Sea Another strategy to survive this arid environment is to turn away from the hills and look to the sea. Generally speaking the Balinese don’t like the ocean, but know when to put it to good use. When the scarce rains fall in the arid regions, the people turn to the land

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Bijoux Bajo: Exploring Flores in Style

Once a regency of sleepy fishing villages with empty white sand beaches and bay islands, Manggarai on the island of Flores in East Nusa Tenggara is now on the verge of becoming the next “it” tourism destination in Indonesia. Its extraordinary marine life is definitely an attraction, but more so are its unspoiled, off-the-beaten-track natural

Coastal Communities: Saving Bali’s Beaches One Piece of Plastic at a Time

Bali is facing a waste management crisis. With Indonesia being one of the world’s biggest contributors to ocean plastic, this is a problem. This island has declared a ‘garbage emergency’ after the beaches were inundated with a rising tide of plastic waste. Local communities are working hand-in-hand to keep Bali’s beaches clean. Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia

Dolphins in Bali

A Perfect Sunrise: Chasing Dolphins in Bali

What does beach time look like for kids? Drawing in the sand, building sand castles and playing in the water. Escaping from Bali’s busy southern hub, the north coast holds another highlight of the island. This is Lovina, and the area offers an experience beyond just building sand castles, seeing the famous dolphins in Bali. 

Photo Essay: Coastal Lives on the Island

A lot is happening on Bali’s coastlines. From the fishing villages to ceremonies and sea salt farming and leisure and weekend playgrounds for the residents, the beaches of Bali are always buzzing with life. HOMAGE TO THE GODS  Seen here is the Melasti purification ceremony held on the beach of Nusa Dua Beach Hotel and

Ocean Dining at Ulu Cliffhouse

With its unparalleled oceanic view, Ulu Cliffhouse brings a new hidden venue for enthusiastic diners. Tucked out of sight, halfway down the cliff face, this ocean deck bar is accessible via a winding stairway. With a capacity of 100 people, this secret hideaway takes you to sip on tiki-style cocktails as you revel in the

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