Category: Travel

macaques

The Macaques of Monkey Forest in Ubud

The macaques rule over the 12.5 hectares of the The Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Ubud, Bali. It’s the kind of place where you can spend a full day without getting bored. And how can

Top 10 Most Fascinating Facts about Dolphins

It’s not without a good reason why Ancient Greeks called dolphins “hieros ichthys” which means sacred fish. Dolphins are extremely intelligent and full of surprises as you’ll see …

World Wildlife Day 2018

World Wild Life Day 2018

Mother Nature designed an amazing and perfectly working ecosystem that we are destroying each day little by little. World Wildlife Day 2018 & Discovery channel honor today the Big Cats: Predators under Threat

Garuda's Protecting Power

Garuda’s Protecting Power

In Kecak Dance story I’ve shared with you there’s a character named Garuda, a large bird-like creature, or humanoid bird that appears in both Hinduism and Buddhism. When researching a little bit about him, I realized deserves special attention …

Lesson - Uluwatu Temple

The Unexpected Lesson in Uluwatu Temple

From time to time the universe shows you what true people look like and that’s exactly what happened in Uluwatu… and no, it was not an old grey-haired man with some deep and profound story. Quite the opposite, I would say …

Kekac dance

Kecak Dance

Watching the Kekac dance at Uluwatu Temple at sunset is one of the most amazing experiences one can have while in Bali.

monkey & harmonica

The Monkey Thief Playing Harmonica in Uluwatu Temple

For the first day in Bali I planned a trip to Uluwatu Temple–Pura Luhur Uluwatu one of six key temples believed to be Bali’s spiritual pillars. I was planning to see the Fire Dance at sunset. What I did not expect was to see the monkey thief playing a harmonica.

Uhuru Peak

Conquering Uhuru Peak (5895m) at 12 Years Old

At just twelve years old and one month, Dor Geta Popescu climbed Uhuru Peak (5895 meters) in the highest summit on Kibo’s crater rim in Kilimanjaro Mountains. This success make her the youngest Romanian to ever climb this peak.