Photo du Jour: Ubud, Bali’s Royal Residence By Night

Motorcycles and cars drive past Udud's Royal Palace at night.

Cars and motorbikes motor past Ubud’s Palace at night. Only their light trails are visible.

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Tricia A. Mitchell is a freelance writer and a co-founder of Eloquence. Born in Europe but raised in the United States, she has lived in Valletta, Malta, as well as Heidelberg, Germany. An avid globetrotter who has visited more than 65 countries, she has a penchant for off-season travel. Tricia has learned that travel’s greatest gift is not sightseeing, rather it is the interactions with people. Some of her most memorable experiences have been sharing a bottle of champagne with distant French cousins in Lorraine, learning how to milk goats in a sleepy Bulgarian village, and ringing in the Vietnamese New Year with a Hanoi family. She welcomes any opportunity to practice French and German, and she loves delving into a place’s history and artisanal food scene. A former education administrator and training specialist, Tricia has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in international relations. She and her husband, Shawn, married in the ruins of a snowy German castle. They’ve been known to escape winter by basing themselves in coastal Croatia or Southeast Asia. Though they are currently nomadic, they look forward to establishing a European home someday. Her writing has appeared in Fodor’s Travel, Frommer’s, and International Living.

2 thoughts on “Photo du Jour: Ubud, Bali’s Royal Residence By Night

    1. Wibi, Matur suksme! We stayed in Ubud for two weeks last November and made regular walks past the palace – by day and night. I like the energy captured here as the motorbikes whizzed by and the salesmen and women eagerly sold tickets for the traditional dances soon to begin.

      I am quite impressed by your images – you’re talented! Where are you originally from?

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