Monthly Archives: November 2010

24Nov2010

A Little Adrenaline

safety helmets

From terrifying, world class surf breaks at Ulu Watu to the beginner-friendly swells on Kuta Beach, from one of the world’s easiest and most satisfying wreck dives at Tulamben to high-adrenaline drift dives amid lethal currents off Gili Selang, Bali packs a lot of adrenaline into a very compact island… I’ll be posting a lot, […]

06Nov2010

Heaven and Hell on Wheels…

bus top luang namtha

Bali. One of the most consistently beautiful places on the planet. With (outside the timelessly international package hell of Kuta) a culture that is beyond unique. Landscapes of misty mountains, stepped rice terraces, river gorges fringed with palms and broad banana leaves, stone-carved temples everywhere you look, and pavements littered with offerings lovingly hand-crafted from […]

03Nov2010

14 Great Arts Courses in Ubud, Bali

Yves Picq's image of Rice terraces in Bali

Set amid the rice fields, temples and river gorges of rural Bali, art comes naturally in Ubud. And it’s one of the easiest destinations in the world to get in touch with your artistic side, thanks to a myriad day, half-day or longer arts courses just waiting for the taking. Before you begin the perennial […]