Bali, Such an amazing island.
Unlike Jakarta, Bali is basically a Hindu city. Muslims are a minority there.
There is so much to do and see in Bali besides beautiful beaches and resorts.
We were picked up by the father and mother of a friend who is a crew member on HAL. They are such gracious and sweet people. They spent the day driving us around and taking us to some beautiful places including the rice terraces that make Bali famous, where we had a great delicious lunch. We went to a wood carving factory, a temple, jewelry shop and their home. I took so many pictures from the car as we drove, but there was such glare that many did not come out.
Sailing into Bali
Typical daily offerings at the entrance to the temple
Artisans painting a future building in the temple
What it will look like when done
Preparing daily offerings
Beautiful entrance to the Wood Factory
L’via, this is for you! Checking for lice!
Joe ringing the gong
Beautiful embroidered top
Such amazing entrances to homes. Every home has a temple for prayers. The front doors are ornate
The basic spices that are used in Bali
LUNCH – Both vegetarian and chicken dishes
Satria’s Home! Magnificent
Dewa playing a musical number for us. It was magical.
Satria’s Mom heading into the house to get Durian fruit for us to try.. OMG… the smell!!!! lol… the taste wasn’t half as bad as expected.
The Geria’s temple on their roof. It is so serene and peaceful. What a way to live
Looking down at the courtyard from the temple on the roof. Great Buddhas watching over the family.