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Ubud’s Monkey Forest

In the heart of Ubud, Bali, a group of Macaque Monkeys lives in the sacred monkey forest. More on the Monkey Forest from MonkeyForestUbud.com: The Sacred Monkey Forest of Padangtegal is owned by the village of Padangtegal. Village members serve on the Sacred Monkey Forest’s governing council (The Padangtegal Wenara Wana Foundation). The Padangtegal Wenara …

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Preparing for the Silence at Bali’s Tawur Kesanga Festival

My first day in Ubud, Bali was certainly exciting. After flying back from Yogyakarta with Jessica, Cynthia, Anna, and Alisa, we immediately headed into the center of Ubud for the traditional Balinese Tawur Kesanga Festival. A little background.. From Expat.or.id: The day before Nyepi is known as Tawur Kesanga or Pengerupuk and is the day …

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