Balinese Legong Dancers

Legong is a form of Balinese dance. It is a refined dance form characterized by intricate finger movements, complicated footwork, and expressive gestures. One of the most beautiful and elegant dance form I have ever seen.

Goa Gajah and Tirta Empul, Bali

Goa Gajah ‘Goa Gajah’ means Elephant Caves. No points for guessing which deity an Elephant refers to. Of course I meant Lord Ganesha! There was a small idol of Ganesha in a dark corner inside this cave. Pura Tirta Empul ‘Tirta Empul’ means Temple of Holy Springs. It is this place that the Balinese come […]

Pura Besakih, Bali

Pura Besakih is a temple that dates back to the fourteenth century built on the slopes of Mount Agung, the principal volcano of Bali. This is the largest, holiest and most important temple of Agama Hindu Dharma in Bali.