Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Bali Temples and Inland Activities

There are temples everywhere in Bali.  Public temples, village temples, private house temples, you name it.  Here’s my Adventure Buddy at a “floating” temple.  (Just a temple built within a pond, with various stepping stones and walkways to/from the banks to the temple.)temple
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This is a private mini-temple; I’ve zoomed in on the bees nest that is found inside.  I wonder if the bees know they’re sacred?temple
This is one of the more ornate temples that we visited (though not adorned in gold): Gunung Kawi Temple.  You might recognize it from the professional video that I linked to in this post about a Kecak Trance Dance.
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We decided to do some more active adventures in Bali, including white water rafting & bicycling down from a volcano: active
Can you spot the “Holden” in this waterfall?
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All geared up!
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Riding through the countryside / rice paddies / wood shops of Bali:
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Did I ever mention that I LOVE riding bicycles?
Apparently there’s a wedding celebration in this village.  LOVE the streamers!
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