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Saturday, 4 March 2017

Welcome to Ubud, Bali

Experiencing the unforgettable wonders of Indonesia. Beautiful untouched tropical forest and wildlife sanctuaries. Witness the monstrous Komodo Dragons and their natural habitats. Natural and beautiful beaches, vivid blue seas and popular diving locations. Busy beaches filled with activities, surfings and nightlife. Its deep traditions and culture and fascinating lifestyle. Magnificent islands all around and comprises of over 17,000 islands waiting to be explored. The Indonesian archipelago spreads over 5200km between the continents of Asia and Australia and between the pacific and the Indian Ocean. 

Ubud bali. Ubud is culture, Bali's cultural hub. One of the seductive town set amid terraced rice paddies, steep ravines and dense forest. Known for its peaceful and quiet laid back cosmopolitan community in central Bali compared to many other tourist locations in Bali which are favourite for family holidays, bustling with crowds, activities and nightlife. Located quite a distance from the popular beach activities and parties of Kuta.

Having the best art museums and commercial galleries on the island and is also a recognised centre for spiritual tourism. Also known for its talented classical dancers, musicians and prolific painters and craftspeople. Making Ubud known as an arts and crafts hub. It is also home to good restaurants and organic cafes. Having dining restaurants providing delicious Indonesian cuisines and spas that will delight and relax your senses. 

The Climate. Ubud enjoys much cooler temperatures than other popular Bali coast locations. Due to its elevation at 200m above sea level. Having average climate of daily highs 31 degree celsius and nightly lows of 21 degree celsius. 

Getting here from the airport. There are public buses, taxis, shuttle bus services or rental cars. Going around is easy. Ubud Bali is a small laid back community. You could explore the towns on foot or hire a bicycle, motorbike or car. Also known to have Uber/Grab.

What to do? Visiting the Neka Art Museum, the creations of Suteja Neka, a private collector and dealer in Balinese art. The Ubud Monkey Forest, a sacred monkey forest sanctuary, temple complex with many monkeys. The Goa Gajah, cave famed for its ancient carvings. Blanco Renaissance Museum, a creation of Spanish artist Antonio Blanco. Agung Rai Museum of Art, founded by balinese artist Agung Rai as a museum, gallery and cultural centre. Bamboo Forest Cycling Tour, cycling through the bamboo forest, coffee plantations and visit traditional villages.

How long should you stay? Recommended at least a week to settle in the peaceful and quiet environment. Taking your time to explore the Ubud Bali.


suituapui said...

Never been to Bali, only to Lake Toba, Sumatra. Lovely place, serene, tranquil...great for honeymooners.

The Yum List said...

Ubud is one of my favourite places.

Merryn said...

We spent 6 days in Bali last year. Lovely place. Wish to return one of these days.

Stacy said...

No pictures? :)

mun said...

i go there for the food.

Irvine Chin said...

Suituapui, good place u been. lovely.

Yum List, definitely worth to go if you said it was ur favourite place!

Merryn, Bali is always so convenient for us msian. So near yet having cheap flights. can't wait to go too.

Stacy, nope. It will come soon in the future :D

Mun, yeah, bali food is delicious. but quite oily.

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