An unique village in Karangasem regency closed to Candi Dasa resort, it is located on the slove of the hill, the village itself is sorrounded by the wall. The village related to the story of “Oncesrawa”, a beloved horse of the Bali ancient king of Bedulu, the horse lost. Those who find the horse whether dead or alive, he will grant a piece of land. The ancestor of Tenganan village was the person who found the dead body of the horse on the land of Tenganan village now. Overthere there is a unique event “Perang Pandan”, fighting used some pandanus leaf with it thorn. The villager’s skill is to make Ate weaving and Gringsing hand weaving cloth.
This scenery I shot in Bali beach when the day of Balinese did a purification ceremony brought all effigies in the temple to the source of water like river, beach, lake or spring. This lady took a sunbathing before standing up and shoot the procession.
Mostly temple festival in Bali falls every 210 days in Wuku Bali traditional calender, some of the villages arrange the procession from the community hall “Balai Banjar” to the temple. The housewives carry the offering on their head followed by the “Gamelan” percussion orchestra
One of the best sites to see a sunset with a temple with the hollow as a foreground, Batubolong is a temple on a rock with the hole beneath it, its location is the same area with Tanah Lot temple so for sunset shoot overthere you need to choose Tanah Lot or Batubolong as a foreground of the sunset. This area is good also for slow speed shoot as many volcanic stone on that beach.
Considered as the smallest lake in Bali, Beautiful lake at north of Bali, it has an extend 1.9 square kilometers and 90 meters deep, with the elevation of more than 1000 meters above sea level so this area is quite cool and sometimes misty. Near Asah Gobleg village there is a beautiful stop to have a look of this lake and its twin, Buyan lake. The place is ideal for trekking and sunrise shoot as well.
Rice is the staple crop in Bali, Oryza Sativa as its latin name is cultivated throughout the island. No meal is complete without it and no guest can be honourably fed without rice, in Bali, we do wet rice cultivation which is dependent on plentiful supply of water. The dominant feature of Bali lanscape is terraced rice field as the island is not flat caused of the existence of 14 mountains, valleys and deep rivers