Indonesia

Stories, tips and advice for visiting Indonesia.

Taman Festival was an eight hectare amusement park built in 1997, featuring Bali’s biggest swimming pool, a 3D cinema, the world’s first inverted roller coaster, laser shows and many other attractions. However, unfortunately, millions of dollars worth of laser equipment were struck by lightening on Friday 13th of March 1998 and caused irreparable damage, resulting in the close of the park after insurance companies refused to cover the loss. Taman Festival has remained untouched ever since it closed, and so we decided to go and check out what is left. It turns out that the park was so much fun…

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Ubud is a town situated in the uplands of Bali, and is considered to be the cultural heart of the island. The town boasts a myriad of cafes, restaurants, museums and galleries as well as a market selling crafts, clothing and jewellery. It contained beautiful architure, tons of intricately designed barong statues and was surrounded by lush rainforest and rice paddies; I found Ubud to be absolutely beautiful. Where did we stay? Ellie’s mum very kindly paid for us to stay in a beautiful resort during our time in Ubud so we were resided in a ¬†gorgeous location with our…

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