ART PEACE

tapping the creative 'right' side of my brain

Archive for the month “August, 2015”

Indian dance forms- In progress

“Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

 

wallart-design

wall art

wall art

wallart-dance1

Second wall art in Progress -started on 22-Aug-2015, let’s see how much time this thing takes 🙂

 

Reflection

“BECOME QUIETLY EFFECTIVE” – Swami Chinmayananda

Brahma

Brahma

Bali – Indonesia

I am no travel blogger but decided to share about all the adventurous – funny – frugal escapades that we have every now and then.

I’ll start with Bali- Indonesia, we went there for 3 day(which is not enough for Bali). We had an awful start, the hotel we checked into was not at all the same as we had seen in the pictures while we were booking it online and we had a little incident which scared the s**t out of us the very first night.

The incident- someone knocked on our room door at 2AM claiming it was housekeeping… they kept banging the door for 5 mins, demanding us (yes not politely) to open the door, we didn’t give in to their demands (good that we missed the other type of adventure). We called the reception – no response. The result – I couldn’t sleep… On reporting, the hotel told us it was some drunk guest. DRUNK — I never believed that.

So the scared tourists started their day by overeating at the breakfast buffet.

Our friendly tour guide, Agung was on time and hence started our 3 day marathon….

GVK-Collage

Garuda Wisnu Kencana has some old and beautiful architectural delights

IMG_20150503_143728353_HDR

Wall-graffiti

Some wall graffiti

Padang-Padang beach

Padang-Padang Beach

Ulluwattu

Uluwattu – do see the Kecak dance which is one of a kind, but don’t expect it to be anything like the dance in the movie Baraka.

Tourists are not actually allowed to get inside the temple premises, but we accidentally ended up getting inside, after some confusion and howling the priest excused us and made us pray the Balinese way, that was some experience 🙂

vlcsnap-2015-05-05-19h37m15s79

Water rafting in Ayung River

Four reserved, calm and smiling people and one over charged guide, he made all the noise and got excited ..yeeehhh

I felt a bit sorry for him but that is the way I like to enjoy my rafting and maybe my German counterparts were in sync with me. We started rafting on a funny note:- our guide asks me “Are you on your honeymoon?” I say “No” and smile. Then he turns to the other girl on the boat and asks her the same question and she says – “He’s my dad”. So that was a funny and embarrassing way to start the raft. But I enjoyed the day. The tough part came after we finished rafting when he had to climb some innumerable stairs to get to our vehicle….hmmm

imagesdownloadMee goreng and Nasi goreng – my staple food in Bali as only these two can be made without meat.

tanah lot

Tanah Lot temple for records

IMG_20150503_180231918_HDR

Sunset at Tanah lot

(PS: carry your shorts or beach wear, even if you are going to a temple, you might just end up in a beautiful place like this )

kuta fashion tv hotel

Food hunting and a walk near our hotel in Kuta

IMG_20150504_090728704_HDR IMG_20150504_080815532

Time to conquer Mt Batur, my first mountain trek, happens be a volcanic mountain which was just fuming out of frustration – it’s been decades this thing has erupted.

IMG_20150504_100459945_HDR

IMG_20150504_100643043

The famous cat shit coffee or Luwak coffee – tasty, costly, caffeine free – hoping it was shit free too.

Ended the trip with a long afternoon nap and a relaxing Indonesian massage.

Time to get back to reality.

IMG_20150505_102802478_HDR

IMG_20150505_130306242

Bye Bye beautiful Bali !!!

Pic credits: Naresh Saginala

Post Navigation

Elaine’s artwork

Digital artwork

Curious Artifact

Travel adventures and tips from someone who likes going off the beaten track.

Stephen Gingold Nature Photography Blog

Images of Nature from Western New England

Graham's Island

Life on the Big Island of Hawaii

Photos by Ravi

Sharing unique images that I have captured from around the world. All images are copyrighted by Ravi Patel.

JaZzArt en València

Faith saved us from the savages that we were, losing faith makes us savages again

harrie nijland 2

PHOTOGRAPHY

ASTRAL NOIZE

Forward-thinking, noise-ridden curation.

Africantapestry

Welcome! Hope you see some artwork that pleases you, if not now, maybe next time...

The Plein Air Experience

No Camera Needed

Our Lives Today

Our lives in the present age.

WordsVisual

Mostly photographs with some words by this arty scientist...

BELINDA GROVER PHOTOGRAPHY

STOPS ALONG THE WAY

Sherry Lachelle Travels

Collect Experiences...Not Things

Abstracts by Kris

Original abstract art offered directly from the artist

Travels and Trifles

Expressing Thought Through Photography

Anna Konya Abstract Art

Remember who you are!

NAWFAL ABSTRACT ART PHOTOS

"The Most Extraordinary Abstract Art Photography You May Ever Experience".

A Little More Abstract

Crafting For Those Dedicated to Experimentation

Abstract Art by Sharon Cummings

An artist with an irresistible urge to create!

Elaine Travels

Food Finds, Travel Tips, Super Shops.

Elaine Howlin

lost in the pages of books

Travel With Jordanna

trips, tips, and tricks for all things travel. Come with me as I explore the world!

iRoseStudios.com

Art Studio Dumfriesshire

The Hermit Poet's Ramblings

Poetry BLOG By Edge of Humanity Magazine

Arsène MT

Peintures art dessins contemporain

Simple Nature Decor

nature inspired ideas to get a trendy and organic look in your home

SLAC Art originals.

Art is everywhere, be inspired

%d bloggers like this: