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Bali Indonesia: MONKEYS, PYTHONS AND TIGERS (8)
Bali Indonesia: MONKEYS, PYTHONS AND TIGERS (8)

I can’t finish this series without dedicating one post to animals. All of you probably know stories about monkeys at the Monkey Forest or the Uluwatu Temple complex where they often take sunglasses or cameras from visitors. I have told you already that you should buy fruit before taking a walk towards the actual temple.

Bali Indonesia: FOOD, VOLCANO AND RICE FIELDS (7)
Bali Indonesia: FOOD, VOLCANO AND RICE FIELDS (7)

Bali is special in a lot of ways. I don’t usually write about food when traveling, but the Balinese colorful markets, such variety of fruit and spices, along with few unusual meals I had on the island, came to be truly memorable.

Bali Indonesia: WHAT TO BUY (6)
Bali Indonesia: WHAT TO BUY (6)

Okay, so we have covered the most popular places to visit in Bali so far, famous temples being among the first. And I did mention few things I bought in Bali, but I feel I should dedicate the whole post to souvenirs and things to bring from the island. Why? Well, maybe because I was

Bali Indonesia: TRADITIONAL DANCE (5)
Bali Indonesia: TRADITIONAL DANCE (5)

The tradition of Bali is so colorful, radiating with life from every corner of the island being that the beach on the coast or the lush greenery inland. It is something you will witness in everyday life, it reflects in daily offerings, traditional dances, crafts etc.

The Prettiest Temples in Bali
The Prettiest Temples in Bali

Even though the island is part of the (mostly Muslim) country of Indonesia, it has a strong Hindu tradition, and therefore the temples in Bali are extremely important. More than 85 percent of the 4,2 million island inhabitants practice Balinese Hinduism. Hence so many Hindu temples – about 10,000 that are dedicated to different deities

Bali Indonesia: THE MOTHER TEMPLE (3)
Bali Indonesia: THE MOTHER TEMPLE (3)

One of the landmarks I was eager to see in Bali was the so-called Mother Temple. It looked so surreal in all the photos I have seen thus far and I was so curious to climb up the ancient steps.

Bali Indonesia: PERFECT WEATHER (2)
Bali Indonesia: PERFECT WEATHER (2)

When I woke up that first morning in Bali, I didn’t know where I was exactly. The room was huge, there were birds singing outside in a manner that I have never heard before. I even looked up to see if maybe I have left the TV on the night before. Bright light was coming

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In need for Photo POSTCARDS? Look no further!
In need for Photo POSTCARDS? Look no further!

Welcome to the Photo Postcards page with unique travel cards! Each of them includes one genuine travel photo taken by the Glimpses’ author on her journeys around the globe. They are thus one of a kind, each and every one created with love and care. Given the fact that they can be included into emails

Unique CHRISTMAS cards!
Unique CHRISTMAS cards!

Check out these unique Christmas cards, each with the authentic travel photo taken by Glimpses’ author during her various journeys around the globe. They can be used to send your best wishes for the upcoming holidays to family and friends, but to colleagues and business partners as well!

Jordan: AQABA VACATION (7)
Jordan: AQABA VACATION (7)

Jordanian resort of Aqaba is well known and very interesting considering the fact that you can come for a vacation, but also visit few extremely attractive locations at the same time such as Petra or Wadi Rum. It might not be the best idea to come during summer though, because of the weather and high

Jordan: JERASH, THE ROMAN ARABIA (6)
Jordan: JERASH, THE ROMAN ARABIA (6)

If you go north from Amman, you will get to the place not to be missed when you travel to Jordan. This is one of the most important historical places in Jordan, one of the most significant Roman cities in the region that is well preserved to this day. So, prepare yourself for the incredible

Jordan: MOUNT NEBO AND JORDAN RIVER (5)
Jordan: MOUNT NEBO AND JORDAN RIVER (5)

For those of you not that into Judaism or Christianity, you should know that Jordan houses some of the most important monuments related to religion. You have probably heard about the Dead Sea and Petra or you plan to visit, but be prepared for few surprises in the kingdom. The whole region of the Middle

City of Petra, Things to know
City of Petra, Things to know

Here are things to know about the enchanting city of Petra. It was in some movie (and it wasn’t Indiana Jones III) that I saw Petra for the first time. I was sure that it was just another movie set, because “there is no way that this really exists”. Well, you can get the picture

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