Tricia A. Mitchell is a freelance writer and photographer. Born in Europe but raised in the United States, she has lived in Valletta, Malta; Heidelberg, Germany; and Split, Croatia. 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.
Her writing has appeared in Fodor’s Travel, Frommer’s, and International Living.
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2 thoughts on “Photo du Jour: Ubud, Bali’s Royal Residence By Night”
love this picture of the ubud palace. timeless. :)
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?