Tag: Uluwatu

Things to do in Bali (with the benefit of 4 months’ worth of hindsight)

Things to do in Bali (with the benefit of 4 months’ worth of hindsight)

* * This list of things to do in Bali is several months overdue — I was there in early April — but I think the extra time between then and now has actually helped me refine this list. This isn’t the “Top 10 Things […]

Kecak Fire Dance in Bali

Kecak Fire Dance in Bali

This is the kecak fire dance, which we were lucky to witness at the end of our visit to Uluwatu. The dance drama is based on a battle in the Ramayana that occurs when Sita gets kidnapped and the monkey king helps Rama rescue her. It’s a […]

First day in Bali: A personalized Uluwatu tour with Ketut Arta (plus a few tips for anyone traveling to Bali)

First day in Bali: A personalized Uluwatu tour with Ketut Arta (plus a few tips for anyone traveling to Bali)

* Our flight to Bali was at midday, a bit too late to make the most of any of the standard tours offered around the island, except for the sunset tours that included a seafood dinner at Jimbaran, and I didn’t want to do that […]