It's been half a year since my trip to Asia last summer and I still haven't quite gotten around to writing about it - that's how crazy behind I am on blogging! But now that grey January is coming to its rainy end, I figured many of us could use a reminder of sunny summer days and went through my photography folder to share some of my favorite pictures of the beautiful island of Bali in Indonesia with you. Visiting Bali was my first foray into Southeast Asia and I quickly noticed that all the talk on the internet was certainly true: Bali is beautiful!
I was in Bali for ten days and spent a couple of nights each in completely different regions of the island. Bali may not be large, but with majestic volcanoes, lush rice fields, steep cliffs and sandy beaches the landscape was so varied that staying in just one place would have felt like too much of an restriction. Bali is an amazing travel destination, no matter your budget and I would even argue that I have never been anywhere else that offers such good value for money. The food is great, even if you follow a special diet, the people are friendly and the nature is fantastic - Bali does have the complete package! There are some parts that can be quite crowded and touristy, but getting off the beaten track in the back-country is really easy.
But if you're still not convinced that you should visit Bali one day, maybe the following pictures will get your wanderlust flowing!
Scenes from Uluwatu