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    Helping frens from the Indonesian photographic community to promote photo-oriented trips that they are organising... If you need more details, feel free to contact me or click on the links below. I've been on the Bali trip before and it's very well worth it - it's well organised and the photo ops are everywhere...

    BALI ODALAN MAY 2006

    Experience Bali from the eyes of the Indonesian Photographic Community.
    Come and experience Bali’s unique culture and festivals from those who knows the country best – Indonesian photographers.
    Be entranced by the sights, sounds, tastes and smells of Bali while our photographers take you on a journey of discovery and adventure.

    Your 7 days will be well spent at various locations in Bali where you will experience village life, village activities, view breath taking sunsets and sunrises, witness traditional dances and festivals.

    To read more about this trip, please visit: http://www.fototrails.com/events_lihat.php?id=5

    Please register your interest early, there are limited seats available.

    To register, please send your particulars to http://www.asianimagery.com/page.php?p=contactus

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    E-mail info@asianimagery.com
    Phone +65 6799 8983

    17-23 May 2006 - 7 Days/6 Nights

    Day 1
    Odalan in Tanah Lot Holy Temple
    Arrive in Bali from wherever you are and feel the warm hospitality of Bali
    Registration will be held upon arrival in airport
    Depart to Tanah Lot for Odalan in one of the Bali holy temple
    Lunch in Tanah Lot and stay until sunset
    Leave for overnight stay in Belimbing, Pupuan in the middle of rice field terraces in Tabanan

    Day 2
    Pupuan and Jatiluwih rice fields and Kintamani
    Feel the Bali morning breeze while photographing the fascinating rice field terraces just a stone-throw from hotel
    Breakfast in hotel and get the bags to bus for departure
    Visit another fascinating rice field terraces in Jatiluwih
    Lunch in local restaurant
    Proceed to Kintamani and photograph the wonderful Mount Batur
    Depart to Bedugul and stay overnight in Bratan Lake

    Day 3
    Bedugul, Balinese Kites, and Sunset in Amed
    Grab the jacket and photograph the magnificent Pura Ulun Danu Beratan in Bedugul
    Breakfast in hotel and bags ready in front of room
    Depart for Ubud and photograph Balinese kite mmakers until lunch time in local restaurant
    Roadside stop in Tegalalang to capture rice field terraces
    Proceed to Amed in east part of the island for sunset shoots

    Day 4
    Sunrise in Amed, Ancient Balinese Village of Tenganan, Uluwatu Kecak Dance
    Capture the peaceful sunrise of Amed with traditional fishermen boats in hotel’s room doorsteps
    Breakfast in hotel and bags ready in front of room
    Proceed to ancient Balinese village of Tenganan
    Lunch will be served in local restaurant
    Depart to Uluwatu, the southernmost point of Bali and capture the dramatic Kecak Dance
    Stay overnight in Kuta

    Day 5
    Sunrise in Sanur and Odalan in Pengrebongan
    Depart to Sanur beach for sunrise
    Back to hotel for breakfast
    Leave for Denpasar and have lunch in local restaurant
    Photograph odalan in Pengrebongan until sunset
    Back to hotel in Kuta

    Day 6
    Barong Dance, Garuda Wisnu Kencana and Dreamland
    Early breakfast in hotel
    Proceed to Batubulan to photograph Barong dance performance
    Depart for Garuda Wisnu Kencana to have lunch
    Enjoy the warm beach of Dreamland while capturing the surfers action
    Freetime for shopping in Legian and enjoy the night in Kuta

    Day 7
    Odalan in Taman Ayun and Alas Kedaton
    Breakfast in hotel
    Freetime for preparing bags and informal photo discussion
    Lunch will be served in local restaurant
    Proceed to odalan in Alas Kedaton holy temple and Taman Ayun temple
    Catch last flight heading back home
    End of trip

    Trip Cost
    • Full Package (AA) - May 17-23, 2006
    ◦ Twin sharing USD 500
    ◦ Single occupancy USD 650

    • 1st Half Package (BB)
    ◦ Twin sharing USD 400
    ◦ Single occupancy USD 500
    For people with limited leave from their work, stay with the main group from May 17, 2006 morning until May 21, 2006 afternoon

    • Weekend Package (CC)
    ◦ Twin sharing USD 300
    ◦ Single occupancy USD 350
    For people with limited leave from their work, stay with the main group from May 19, 2006 evening until May 21, 2006 afternoon

    • 2nd Half Package (DD)
    ◦ Twin sharing USD 425
    ◦ Single occupancy USD 550
    For people with limited leave from their work, stay with the main group from May 19, 2006 evening until May 23, 2006 afternoon

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    Default Re: Bali Odalan - May 2006

    bumping up... from what i know, there are a few more places still avail and a few Singaporeans are going already. it's a very good experience if you enjoying immersing in a new culture and traditions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Larry
    bumping up... from what i know, there are a few more places still avail and a few Singaporeans are going already. it's a very good experience if you enjoying immersing in a new culture and traditions.
    Ha! when did this trip appear? Very interesting....

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    Default Re: Bali Odalan - May 2006

    A most wonderful experience to witness the Odalan...

    Here are some photos taken during the 2005 Odalan/Bali adventure

    I strongly recommend this trip.

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    Sunset in Tanah Lot temple, one of big holy temples in Bali


    (c) Kristupa Saragih
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    Offerings in odalan festival


    (c) Kristupa Saragih
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    Kecak dance performance in Uluwatu


    (c) Kristupa Saragih

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    Rice field in Ubud


    (c) Kristupa Saragih

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    Kecak dancer in Uluwatu


    (c) Kristupa Saragih

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    Default Re: Bali Odalan - May 2006

    Kris, your pictures are excellent.

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    Default Re: Bali Odalan - May 2006

    Quote Originally Posted by fastshot
    Kris, your pictures are excellent.
    Thanks, I appreciate it
    I will be with Fototrails group for Bali trip this May, as mentioned by Larry above

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    Landscape lovers will love Kintamani area with view to Batur Lake and Mount Batur


    (c) Kristupa Saragih

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    This trip is specially arranged to match the date of biggest odalan festival in Bali
    People from every corner of Bali will bring their offerings and pray in the temple

    (c) Kristupa Saragih

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    I'm keen! Can we pay to someone in Singapore instead?

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