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South Korea : YongDuam Rock

04/15/14, 11:10 AM UTC+9 Known as the Dragon Head rock, as you walk down  you won;t see it much. Walk all the way down and when you face it properly, it you see a natural beauty meeting the powerful imagination of humans. Situated to the north of Jeju City, Yongduam was created by strong winds…

Indonesia : Ngarai Sianok, Padang

Ngarai Sianok is a canyon at Bukittinggi.  This is a rare sight for most of us as canyons are quite limited in south east Asia. I read about Ngarai Sianok a few weeks ago and was debating between going to islands in Padang or to come here. The picture speaks for itself on my decision.…

Bali : A walk in the fields of Ubud

After breakfast, I wanted to venture up north into the paddy fields. I asked the staff at Samara and they told me it would be a 2-3 hour hike to go up into the hills and do a U-turn to head down the other side into Ubud Central. I was still in my crutches but…

Bali : Breakfast in Ubud

It was just during breakfast that the skies were dark blue and the day was setting up to be warm and humid. Having breakfast at The Samara, you are greeted with wonderful scenery. Sip your coffee while you enjoy the morning serenity. The Bali coffee suits me perfectly as it is not strong but flavorful.…

Bali : Ubud, The Samara Villas. Checking In.

The Samara Villas. This villa is located up in the hills of Ubud in the paddy fields. With only 6 villas, The Samara is a peaceful and tranquil a place to escape the crazy hustle and bustle of daily city life.  A tangent to Denpasar, Ubud is more down-paced and a better location to find peace in…

Bali : Tegallalang

Tegallalang, is on the way from Kintamani to Ubud. It is a brief stop by the road. Tegallalang is a beautiful rice terrace. The land is maximized for farming. The sloped contour of the hills also provide an easy way for irrigation. The people here are a bit aggressive in pushing their wares. Nyoman accompanied me for…

Bali : Pura Gunung Kawi Sebatu

Pura Gunung Kawi Sebatu is located at Sebatu about 20 minutes drive from Ubud. It is not to be confused with a more frequented,congested Gunung Kawi in Tampaksiring. Built in the 11th century, this is a worship place of Hindu origins for the god of water Vishnu. Nyoman (taxi tour guide) recommended this place as a…