Taman Ujung

Taman Ujung is the water palace built by the King of Karangasem, I Gusti Bagus Djelantik in 1909. The architect was a Dutch van Den Hentz and a Chinese Loto Ang. This development also involves the Balinese architect. This palace is actually the development from Dirah Pool which has been built in 1901. The construction was completed in 1921. The grounds destroyed in the explosion of nearby Mt. Agung in 1963 and further ruined by an earthquake in 1979.Β  TheRead more

Tirta Gangga

In the middle of rice fields and surrounded by jade green hills, Tirta Gangga nestles peacefully and timelessly. Tirta Gangga is a royal water garden of the Karangasem royal family. It is located in Ababi village, approximately 83km from Denpasar or 6km north of Amlapura, the capital of Karangasem regency. The watergarden was constructed in 1948 on the initiative of the King of Karangasem, Anak Agung Anglurah Ketut Karangasem. The architecture of this water garden is a mix of BalineseRead more

Bukit Asah

If you love sleeping under the stars and waking up to a stunning sunrise, or if you simply enjoy camping (with a view), then Bukit Asah is for you. This place is just so gorgeous that many of those lucky enough to have visited this place normally couldn’t described Bukit Asah Bugbug in words. The green, slanty hill with the breathtaking views of the ocean, cliff walls, and crashing waves on the bottom is a favorite spot for locals toRead more

Lempuyang Temple

Lempuyang means ‘The Lights of God’. This is one of Bali’s sad kahyangan, six temples of the heavens. Standing majestically on the slopes of the often misty Gunung Lempuyang at the top of 1,700 steps that wind their way through lavish jungle. Views are generally awe inspiring. The faithful visit Lempuyang to ask for blessings, solve domestic problems, cure sickness, or even to gain power. The major festival in Lempuyang is held every 6 months on the Thursday after GalunganRead more

Charlie’s Chocolate Factory

You probably wouldn’t expect to find a chocolate factory on a remote beach in Bali but that’s exactly what Charlie’s Chocolate Factory in Karangasem East Bali is. If you love chocolate this is the place to go. Charlie’s Chocolate Factory Jasri Village, Karangasem, East Bali   “Sunset swings through the palm trees of Bali” Sam Cahill @sam_cahillRead more