The town of Takayama sits in the middle of the Japan Alps, reachable by train via Toyama to the north or Nagoya to the south. We decided to visit (“why not?”) after our stop in Kyoto, as we were slowly making our way east toward Tokyo for our air departure. We’d been warned ahead of…
Important Bali Temples and Holy Sites: the Hyped This is a follow up to my previous post on obscure Bali temples and holy sites. I 1. Pura Ulun Danu Beratan (a/k/a Pura Ulun Danau Bratan) Perched on the shores of Lake Bratan and encircled by forested mountainsides, Pura Ulun Danau Bratan is one of the more…
My previous post on the Jatiluwih rice fields and their interlinking water temples made me think of all the beautiful Bali temples and holy sites Sam and I have visited over the past few years — some before we ever came to live in Indonesia. Our list is still super sparse when compared to the huge…
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