Essential Travel Experiences in Indonesia

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coffea arabica ©scott.zona/flickr

coffea arabica ©scott.zona/flickr

r a good cup of coffea Arabica at the Arabica coffee production region is simply relaxing. Here you will experience nature at its best with other crops growing near the highland region of Kintamani. It is also very near to Mount Batur. Coffees are special here as it is processed using the wet method. At the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, Bali is a real paradise that anyone must see at least once. If you are traveling to Indonesia, surely you must experience what these beautiful Balinese people have to offer, be it their culture or the nature. Their artisans are famously known for their vast array of handicrafts such as batik. Ikat cloth and clothings, wood carved items, stone carvings, silverware, wind chimes, furnitures and many types of painted work of art.

 

Spring Water, Holy Bath

Taking the Holy Bath at Tirta Empul is just a way to unwind. You can also enjoy a Balinese style holy bath at Ubud. Bathing rituals are not just able to help in purification of your mind, body and soul. It is certainly a therapeutic way to experience Indonesia in its purest form. Other activities related to people who like to see the cultural side of Indonesia is to visit temples and Buddhist pilgrimage. Cultural dances like the Wayang Kulit Dance is also a must see. If you are active and energetic enough, hiking in Bali or other parts of Indonesia is the other way to enjoy Indonesia.

Sunset & Surfboarding

Bali Sunset ©koni_aiko/flickr

Bali Sunset ©koni_aiko/flickr

Kuta beach is one of the best places to see the mesmerizing sunsets. Breathtaking views are also available at the pristine white-sandy beach at Jimbaran. There is a fresh barbeque seafood place and they seat you directly facing the waters. Feel the breeze on your face while you eat those freshly chosen fish, sea bass, shrimps, octopus you name it. Tanah Lot in Bali is also another well-known spot to catch the beautiful setting sun. Romantic couples are regularly seen here. The other is Uluwatu. These are great places for honeymooners as well as to see the Kecak Dance. If you like stunning ocean view, here you can have a good view of the Indian Ocean. The other two amazing place is Amed and Seminyak beach. Whether it is just to soak in the beach or being one of the surfers wading into the ocean waves. It has a very relaxing atmosphere to simply chill.

 

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