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Villa Sabandari’s Location

Aug - 22 2014

Bali Hotel Ubud “Villa Sabandari, Bali Hotel Ubud?” Not a day goes by without a taxi driver calling me to ask for directions to Villa Sabandari. In Bahasa Indonesia of course. In the beginning I used to ask ‘Maaf Pak, bisa bicara pelan pelan ya? Saya tidak bisa bicara Bahasa Indonesia baik baik’, meaning ‘Sorry […]

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Book on Maestro Lempad launched

Jun - 22 2014

I Wayan Juniarta, The Jakarta Post, Ubud Bali | Archipelago | Sat, June 21 2014, 11:17 AM The first-ever comprehensive book on I Gusti Nyoman Lempad, the late Balinese painter, sculptor and architect, was launched Thursday night at the Agung Rai Museum of Arts (ARMA) in Ubud, with poet and journalist Goenawan Mohamad drawing a […]

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How The Village Of Ubud Came To Be

Sep - 11 2013

Long, Long Ago , back in the far misty memory of time, there was an East Indian priest named Rsi Markandeya. It was in the 8th century that this priest, according to a “Lontar”  (traditional palm leaf book), set off on spiritual journey, walking across the island of Java to spread the teachings of Hinduism. Eventually, […]

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Bali by the Book

Sep - 10 2013

Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2013 October 11-15. More than 170 famous writers, performers, artists, musicians and visionaries are slated to appear at the 2013 Ubud Writers and Readers Festival (UWRF) to be held October 11-15, 2013. Coming to the festival are U.K. bestselling author Sebastian Faulks (Birdsong, Devil May Care), Lionel Shriver (We Need to Talk […]

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Ubud, Bali Ranked Among the World 10 Friendliest Cities by Conde Nast Traveler

Aug - 27 2013

Ubud, Bali among the friendliest tourism destinations Worthy of note it that Bali’s hillside community of Ubud tied for ninth place together with Kilkenny, Ireland as the friendliest place to visit on a holiday. Conde Nast’s list of the friendliest tourism destinations: 1. Florianopolis, Brazil 2. Hobart, Tasmania 3. Thimpu, Bhutan 4. Queenstown, New Zealand 5. […]

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Ubud’s Mastery in Art of Tourism

Aug - 20 2013

  Now here’s a challenge: visit Bali’s cultural center of Ubud and not see any art. Creativity is everywhere here, from pura (temples) to palaces, galleries to gardens, with shops and handicrafts and lovingly decorated shrines. In this village there is a sense that beauty is cherished, though in general Bali is one island that really knows how to work a […]

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The Best that Indonesia has to Offer

Aug - 15 2013

With amazing places to visit in Indonesia spread across more than 17,000 islands, you’ll never run out of opportunities for adventure and cultural interaction. Each region is unique and has something to offer intrepid travelers. Join the ride as we travel across the major tourist spots in Indonesia which you should include in your itinerary. Moving […]

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We’ve Looked at Bali From Both Sides No

Jul - 05 2013

Two Faces of Bali – Photography and Mask Exhibition at Bridges in Ubud April 19 – July 14, 2013 In support of Bali Kids, the work of two talented artists – Jayesh Madhoo and I Wayan Muka will be exhibited at Bridges in Ubud starting from Friday, April 19, 2013. The exhibition will run until July 14, […]

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The Bali Hills are Alive with the Sound of Musi

Jul - 02 2013

Ubud Village Jazz Festival August 9-10, 2013   Bali will be the venue for a major musical event in August with the Ubud Village Jazz Festival 2013 (UVJF-2013) scheduled for August 9-10. According the Beritabali.com, a number of leading Indonesian and world-class musicians are slated to perform in the hillside arts community of Ubud, including: Peter Beets (Holland); Uwe […]

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We are Family

Jun - 27 2013

  What looks like a family of snails, immobile  on a Fish Tail Palm in the garden behind the KECAK room. The palm is bearing berry like fruits, lots of them, which might be the reason of the gathering. That or the frequent rain showers we have had recently, mainly in late afternoon or during […]

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