An Offering Basket Procession in Ubud, Bali

While walking to dinner, we were delighted to cross paths with a procession of women as they gracefully carried offering baskets to a nearby Ubud, Bali temple. Younger girls utilized a ‘training wheels’ technique – practicing carrying the hand-woven baskets by using both hands, whereas their mothers and grandmothers carried one basket or even double-deckerContinue reading “An Offering Basket Procession in Ubud, Bali”

Photo du Jour: A Rice Paddy Panorama in Ubud, Bali

If you’ve read Eat, Pray, Love, you’ll remember the Balinese city of Ubud, which is featured quite prominently in Elizabeth Gilbert’s book. We have just arrived to our new home away from home in Ubud, the Nirwa Homestay (affiliate link). The family run guest house is surrounded by a panorama of vibrant rice paddies. Our soundtrackContinue reading “Photo du Jour: A Rice Paddy Panorama in Ubud, Bali”