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Balinese kris-maker Empu Nyoman Punduh with his masterwork.

Friday Photo: Balinese Kris

This is Empu Nyoman Punduh, a kris-maker in Kintamani, Bali, with his masterpiece. The Balinese kris is central to the culture. A young man gets...

The water temple of Tirta empul at Tampak Siring.

How to Spend 48 Hours in Ubud

If you’re coming to Bali, a night or two in Ubud, the island’s arts, culture, food and spirituality capital, is pretty much a must. So...

Ricefields in Bali

#BoycottBali? Nuh-Uh

The impending execution of two of the “Bali Nine”, Australians shopped to Indonesian authorities by Australian police for trying to smuggle heroin into Australia, has...