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Awesome Facts About Zebras

Zebras belong to the horse family but unlike most horse species, they have never been domesticated. They can be considered as true wild horses, much like the Przewalski's horses in central Asia. The most distinguishable feature of zebras is none other than their black and white stripes. When they migrate across the savannah in masses, you will be dazzled by ...

January 3, 2020 Accommodation, Activities, Animals, Nature, Tips, Travel

5 Awesome Little-Known Facts About Elephants

You know the elephant as the largest, most lovable land mammal that ever walked the plains of Africa. But how much do you know about them? Here are 5 awesome facts about the Elephantidae, the modern elephant family. 1. Asian and African elephants are very distant cousins How can you tell whether an elephant is an Asian elephant or an ...

December 6, 2019 Activities, Animals, Nature, Tips, Travel

Desa Penglipuran: The World’s Most Neat Traditional Village

Authenticity is an ancient value kept alive by the people of Bali. The populace has a reputation in the world for paying special attention to preserving traditional philosophies and ways of life in the face of modernization and global tourism. Desa adat (cultural villages) are distinct villages, characterized by houses that strictly adhere to traditional architecture, and the inhabitants usually ...

November 29, 2019 Activities, Bali Culture, Bali Style, Nature, Travel

Mepantigan: A Balinese Martial Art

Mepantigan, meaning “to throw” in Balinese, is a unique form of martial arts in which the main objective is not self-defense, but rather to act as a medium to educate people about nature, empathy, and discipline. It takes place in muddy rice fields that sprawl across the Ubud agricultural landscape. Sometimes the tradition is carried out on a soft sandy ...

November 22, 2019 Activities, Bali Culture, Bali Style, Nature, Travel

Goa Gajah: An Ancient Cave of Wonder

In a rocky forest of Tampaksiring, Gianyar, a Dutch archeologist discovered an ancient ruin that predates the era of the Balinese Kingdoms. These ruins were unlike any other. Usually, what survives across time are grand ancient memorials and temples. But what was discovered back in 1923 was a cave, Goa Gajah - a lonely, reclusive meditation cave that is guarded ...

November 15, 2019 Bali Culture, Nature, Tips, Travel