Bali and the Gili Islands

Posted by on Apr 7, 2012

Sunset at Tanah Lot Uluwatu Drupadi street, Seminyak Surfing with Ira at Double Six Sunset at Double Six Silhouette at Double Six The beachside warung La Plancha by night The infamous La Plancha beach party Looking out from Dedes Warung, Serangan Island Reef and sea grasses at Serangan Island Below the surface at Serangan Island Coral at Serangan Island Life under the surface at Serangan Island Above and below the surface at Serangan surf break Lone surfer walking across to the break at Serangan Island The breakwater at Serangan Island Deus Ex-Machina in Canggu Caught amongst a Hindu precession on a road trip to Ubud Riding to Ubud amongst a Hindu precession The Monkey Forest, Ubud Monkey at the Monkey Forest, Ubud Fountain at the Monkey Forest Statues of Komodo Dragons at the Monkey Forest Creek running through the Monkey Forest Rice terraces at Tegallantang, Ubud Looking out from Scallywags on Gili Air Sea Turtle at Gili Trawangan Reef at Gili Trawangan Monsoon rain on a snorkelling tour around the Gilis Monsoon rain on Gili Trawangan North facing beach at Gili Trawangan Sunset Beach, Gili Trawangan Star littered nightsky at Gili Trawangan

Snapshots from the “Island of the Gods” and its beautiful little neighbour. From the rice fields of Canggu to the vistas of the Bukit Penisula, Bali for me was an eccletic mix of landscapes, colours and culture. The monkey forest in Ubud was a blend of the serene and chaotic where you had to maintain a vigilant guard against mischievious little primates. Just getting to Ubud was testament to the constant surprises waiting around every corner of the island, as we found ourselves riding in the middle of a Hindu precession which we traversed for over a kilometre before seeing the last of in our rear view mirrors. Serangan and the Gili Islands were proof that in this part of the world even the marine landscapes below the surface were every bit as beautiful and captivating as those above.

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