The winter weather has been pretty cold and dismal of late, so I thought I’d wander to an island paradise, at least in spirit. This is Sanur, on the Indonesian island of Bali.
Sanur is located on the opposite side of the island from busy Kuta and, as I remember it, is a much more relaxed sort of place. The beaches are long, the water shimmering, the view one of purple mountains and a cloud-hung volcano. We didn’t stay at Sanur – rather, we were staying in another part of the island but, on the day we visited, red-sailed boats dotted the water, the sun shone, and the wind off the water was warm.
Apart from being Bali’s oldest beach resort area, Sanur is also home to the oldest Balinese artifact, a pillar in the Blanjong Temple inscribed with the story of a Javanese king who visited the island in the tenth century. I didn’t get to see the temple, but plan to visit next time I’m lucky enough to wander to this lush green island.
Thanks for coming on another Wednesday Wander with me – see you next time!
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How fortunate you are to have visited so many wonderful places! As usual, your photos are excellent.
Thanks so much, Linda! I do feel very lucky to have been to so many places, and there are still a lot more on my list 🙂
Never been to Bali, would love to go, one day. thanks for taking me there via your Wednesday Wander… 🙂
Thanks, Marjorie – glad you could come along 🙂 Hope you get to see the real thing one day xx
Looks like a quiet forest figure is will to wait to welcome you!
Yes 🙂 I thought this figure was charming, and very welcoming too.
Looks lovely, Helen.
Thanks, Mick – it was a gorgeous place!
Beautiful photos Helen. This looks like such a great place to visit in your mind when you miss summer!
Yes, definitely – one of those perfect beach moments 🙂