Two ubiquitous features of Bali are the wild monkey’s and the motorbikes.

Temples dot the landscape across Bali with their intricate designs and brilliant colours.

The sound of running water, lily ponds and quiet reflection spaces are also prevalent across Bali. Time to breathe!

Offerings are also an important part of daily life in Bali. Gatherings at local temples is a regular activity with food, flowers and other small gifts provided to their gods.

Ornate and handcrafted temples are part of the cultural identity of Bali.

The terraced paddy fields close to Ubud in central Bali. So beautiful!

From the street my hotel gave no indication of its inner beauty or depth of estate.

Away from the streets and crowded markets is a beautiful and peaceful world.

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