Riding an elephant in Bali

Would you ride an elephant in Bali?

Everyone wants to ride an elephant when they travel to Asia. Including me. Unfortunately it was only afterwards that I learned the disturbing truth about this popular activity. All I thought about was how incredible it would be to sit atop a massive 9 foot tall, 4 ton beast while lumbering through the rivers and jungle of Bali. I couldn’t wait to get a photo of me … Continue reading Would you ride an elephant in Bali?

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Did you know you can quad bike through the rice paddies of Bali?

While waiting for my Japanese work visa in ’08 I got stuck in Bali for 2 and half weeks. If I had to be stuck somewhere, paradise was the best place to be. I spent most of my time reading and relaxing in the sun and exploring the island. I visited the beautiful temples and then went and explored the beautiful rice paddies of Bali on … Continue reading Did you know you can quad bike through the rice paddies of Bali?

Rule of Thirds in Bali

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rule of Thirds in Bali

This weeks Photo Challenge, compose your subject off-center, obeying the Rule of Thirds. The Rule of Thirds is a photography concept that puts the subject of the photograph off-center, which usually results in blank space in the rest of the image. The “Rule of Thirds” one of the first things that budding digital photographers learn about in classes on photography and rightly so as it is … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Rule of Thirds in Bali