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Travel and Destinations in Bali


Bali Also known as the Land of the Gods, Bali appeals through its sheer natural beauty of looming volcanoes and lush terraced rice fields that exude peace and serenity. It is also famous for surfers’ paradise! Bali enchants with its dramatic dances and colorful ceremonies, its arts, and crafts, to its luxurious beach resorts and exciting nightlife. And everywhere, you will find intricately carved temples, beach and any others.

Pura Ulun Danu Di Tengah Danau Beratan Bedugul Bali
If you have never had a vacation to Bali before, choosing to visit a famous tourist spot in Bali is the answer. Therefore, if you have a priority on a vacation to Bali to visit famous tourist attractions in Bali, find out the answer below. I summarize the list of famous tourist attractions in Bali, which are 6 tourist attractions.

UBUD

Ubud is one of those places where a holiday of a few days can easily turn into a stay of weeks, months or even years. The size of the town’s expat community attests to this, and so do the many novels and films that have been set here, creative responses to the seductive nature of this most cultured of all Balinese towns. This is a place where traditional Balinese culture imbues every waking moment, where colourful offerings adorn the streets and where the hypnotic strains of gamelan are an ever-present soundtrack to everyday life. It’s also somewhere that is relentlessly on trend – a showcase of sustainable design, mindfulness, culinary inventiveness and the very best that global tourism has to offer.Come here for relaxation, for rejuvenation and to have what may well be the most magical holiday of your life.

BANYUMALA TWIN WATERFALL

Not as well-known and frequently visited as other waterfalls in Bali, Banyumala Twin Waterfall still maintains its pure natural beauty. This stunning waterfall is on the crater rim road between Munduk and the main highway from Singaraja to Denpasar. The definition of “nothing worth having comes easy”, as it is not an easy hike or even an easy waterfall to find, but definitely worth the walk. Your whole journey will be surrounded by lush trees, rocks, a river you’ll come across and the beautiful waterfall itself. Visit Banyumala Twin Waterfall for a relaxing time, which would be perfect to unwind during your holiday!

KUTA BEACH

Bali Kuta Beach is located near Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport, only 15 minutes’ drive by car from the airport. It is the most famous beach resort on the island. Kuta Beach is the bustling area with the most tourists in all over Bali. In the past, it was only a very small village. Nowadays, it has developed into a prosperous tourist resort. On the beach, there are many peddlers along the street, selling various local specialties, such as crafts, T-shirts, beach clothes and accessories. As the beach is windy with high waves, it is not suitable for boating or swimming there. But it is an ideal place for wind surfing, which is favored by the young who look for excitement. It is also an ideal place for watching the beautiful sunset. At night, there are local Balinese singing and dancing, performing especially for tourists.

GWK CULTURAL PARK

Looking for a trip filled with rich culture, a majestic historical monument, exotic traditional dances and adrenaline-pumped events in one stop? Well, a visit to GWK Cultural Park is the right choice for your next holiday trip. Witness with your very own eyes the beautiful dances like the haunting Kecak, the dance for a royalty of Legong dance and so many other unforgettable experiences rich in a culture right here in GWK Bali.

TANAH LOT

One of Bali’s most important landmarks, Tanah Lot is an exotic ancient Hindu shrine perched on top of an outcrop amidst constantly crashing waves. Famous for its unique offshore setting and stunning spots to see the sunsets. This is simply an iconic place that you should certainly visit for a true Bali experience. Since it is also one of the most popular attractions for tourists, the onshore site of Tanah Lot offers you all kind of Bali’s own culture. From cultural masks, traditional bags and many other souvenirs, you can pick.

ULUWATU TEMPLE

Pura Luhur Uluwatu is one of six key temples that are believed to be Bali’s spiritual pillars.A Kecak dance performance based on the Ramayana is performed daily in Uluwatu temple at every 6pm on the cliff-side. The performance which is outdoors also shows the beautiful sunset at the background of the performance

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Travel and Destinations in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is the “Land of Thirteen Months”. It’s a magical country with ancient and spiritual roots, rich in significant religious history and that has a fabulous story to tell. The beauty of wild mountains is only surpassed by the awe-inspiring religious architecture that draws visitors to this amazing country. It’s where legends of the Ark of the Covenant live side by side and in harmony with ancient Islamic mosques.

Simien Mountains

Nestled in the highlands of northern Ethiopia you will find the spectacular Simien Mountains.  These majestic mountains seemed to have been hand-shaped by nature and are home to a rich cultural heritage. They now draw people here to learn about ancient religious sites and to witness the jagged peaks and seemingly endless vistas. The Simien Mountains are also home to a unique but endangered ecosystem, complete with rare and unusual animals like the Gelada baboon, Walia ibex and Ethiopian wolf.

Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela

The Rock-hewn Churches of Lalibela are monolitic churches located in the Western Ethiopian Highlands near the town of Lalibela, named after the late-12th and early-13th century King Gebre Mesqel Lalibela of the Zagwe Dynasty, who commissioned the massive building project of 11 rock-hewn churches to recreate the holy city of Jerussalem in his own kingdom

St. George Church in Lalibela Ethiopia (Rock Churches)

The Holy City of Harar

Harar is a city in Northeast Ethiopia near the border with Somalia and a great seat of Islamic culture. Its walled city dubbed “Africa’s Mecca,” is home to more than 100 mosques and is also considered the “fourth holy city of Islam”. Harar was built in the 16th century to protect the city against religious invaders. As you stroll down the city’s cobbled and narrow alleys, you will be greeted by friendly Harari women dressed in brightly coloured dresses.It won’t take long to be told about the legendary “hyena man of Harar”.

 

Harar, Ethiopia

Gondar

Nestled in the highlands of Northern Ethiopia, you’ll find the fabled city of Gondar. The castle was the medieval home to Ethiopian Emperors and Princesses who led the country for nearly 1000 years. Once you have reached the main site, check out the Royal Enclosure which is home to the main attractions in the city.

Gondar, Ethiopia

Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa is the fourth largest city in Africa and is the diplomatic home to the African Union. This vibrant city sits atop the Entoto Mountains and has both an African and international feel. Addis has a mystical aura that seems to act like a portal to the past. It’s a place where you can explore the beautiful orthodox churches and museums. Make sure to check out the National Museum where you will find the 2.3 million-year-old fossilized hominid “Lucy”. Also visit the Merkato, which is the largest open-air market in Africa. Here you’ll have your senses awakened with the smell of pungent spices and roasting coffee.

 

Blue Nile Falls

The locals call it Tis- Isat Falls (translated as “Smoke of Fire”) and it is the most impressive sight on either the Blue or White Nile. The falls stretch a quarter-mile wide during the flood season and drops into a gorge of more than 150 feet deep. You can see how the falls got their name because it throws up a never-ending mist that drenches sightseers from half a mile away. The rainbows produced are awe-inspiring and creates an Eden-like perennial rainforest of lush verdant foliage. You will not be alone in this paradise; the forest is home to a wide variety of monkeys and exotically coloured birds.

 

Blue Nile Falls, Ethiopia

Aksum

Head to Aksum and you will see more ancient history that you can imagine. Aksum is one of the oldest cities in all of Africa and is rich in legend and mystery. It is believed to be the home of the Queen of Sheba and the final resting place of the legendary Ark of the Covenant. Unfortunately, visitors are not allowed into the church where the Ark is said to be, but you can still check out the ancient Aksumite obelisks found in the Northern Stelae Field.

Aksum in Ethiopia

Arba Minch

The most incredible sight in Arba Minch is the cliff top holy spot of Abuna Yemata Church. This rock-hewn church is found only after a mildly challenging climb up the sheer cliff wall.

Danakil Depression

The Depression overlaps the borders of Eritrea and Djibouti and is part of the great East African Rift Valley. It call this northeastern part of Ethiopia home and against all odds, have not only existed for centuries but still have a thriving community.Having said all that, this unearthly landscape is an incredible place to visit.

The People of the Lower Omo Valley

It is dependent on the Omo River to live as it feeds the dry savannah that supports the local communities. Each of the villages has their own customs and language and have lived basically the same lifestyle for centuries. They are proud people who adorn themselves in unusual body art and jewellery and cattle are vital to their existence. They are also very territorial and will fiercely defend their land and way of life. Portrait of Hamer Tribe Men

 

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