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  • kecak dance with the sunset background
    kecak dance with the sunset background
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  • kecak dance
    kecak dance
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  • Pura Uluwatu on the Cliff
    Pura Uluwatu on the Cliff
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    Explore... and thou shall find.....

    by myspices Written Mar 13, 2006

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    While waiting for the sunset, you can walk round the whole surroundings of Uluwatu - from one end to the other...... search for the perfect spot for the sunset. Infact, each angle around the area gives you a different view of the horizon - pause and enjoy....

    5 pictures to show you the different angles around Uluwatu

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    Chak-a-chak-a-chak...It's the Kecak Dance

    by myspices Written Mar 13, 2006

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    Kecak dance from far ....
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    In Uluwatu, you can watch Kecak Dance for 50,000Rp. The place of performance is on a very strategic place ie on top of the hill where you can watch the sunset while watching the show. (think it starts at about 6.15pm). We did not go for the performance as feel that it's rather pricely and we choose to "concentrate" on the sunset. From the far end, at the other side of the hill, you can see the performance from far and you can hear the sound of the "chak-a-chak-a-chak faintly.

    Attached two photos - one a distant one and the other which was zoomed in..

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    Just enjoy & wait for THAT moment....

    by myspices Updated Mar 13, 2006

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    the start of the sunset .... more to come
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    Like i said, Uluwatu is about sunset.... just enjoy the scenery and the breeze and wait .... the moment will come ..... see the changes of hues in the horizon...... and when it comes ..... get ready your camera .... pose with your love ones & capture it .... There, you have your beautiful sunset in Uluwatu!

    To see the moments of the sunsets - you need to open all the photos attached

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    Watch the birds

    by kyoub Written Oct 27, 2005

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    Bird and sea

    Our guide said that sometimes you will see dolphins or turtles as you are walking up the steps along the sea. We didn't see either one but we did see tropic birds. We could have stood there for hours watching them gracefully flying about.

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    The temple of Ulu Watu

    by kyoub Written Oct 27, 2005

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    Ulu Watu Temple

    The temple is perched on a cliff right at the waters edge and it looks like it could drop off into the sea. Ulu Watu is one of several temples on Bali that are important to the spirits of the sea. From several places you can see the temple as the surf crashes against the rocks below.

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    Bright blue water of the Indian Ocean

    by victorwkf Written Jul 23, 2005

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    Deep blue water of the Indian Ocean from Uluwatu

    On a bright sunny day, the water of the Indian Ocean as viewed from Uluwatu is of a beautiful deep blue colour. Occasionally, you can see local boats moving along the sea, and they look so small, demonstrating how high the cliff is actually.

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    Sugarcane plant?

    by victorwkf Written Jul 23, 2005

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    Sugarcane plant at Uluwatu?

    When you are at the scenic spot overlooking the dramatic white cliffs, behind you are some plants which resemble sugarcane (see photo). I did not have a chance to ask the locals whether they are indeed sugarcane :)

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    The white cliffs

    by victorwkf Written Jul 23, 2005

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    The white cliffs at Uluwatu, Bali

    On the left of the path leading to the main Hindu temple, there is a path that leads to a spot where you can view the dramatic white cliffs. There is a good spot (shown on photo) for you to pose with the white clffs, very beautiful on a sunny day.

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    Dramatic cliffs

    by victorwkf Written Jul 23, 2005

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    Dramatic cliffs at Uluwatu, Bali

    The dramatic cliffs around Uluwatu temple are really frightening as they plunge many metres down to the rocky shores below. From here, you have a good view of the bright blue waters of the Indian Ocean. More photographs are at the travelogue section of this VT page.

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    Explore the Hindu temple

    by victorwkf Written Jul 23, 2005

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    The Hindu temple at Uluwatu, Bali

    The main purpose of visiting Uluwatu is to experience the beautiful Hindu temple sitting on the edge of the cliff. Besides its dramatic location, the beautiful architecture of the temple is to be admired. The temple is rather small, so it does not take very long to walk around. More photographs of the temple are at the travelogue section of this VT page.

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  • sunset madness

    by khengt Written May 12, 2005

    Reach there 1 hour before the sunset, walk to the path on the left leading away from the temple and enjoy the splashing beauty of the BIG waves hitting the cliff with the "sun setting" as backdrop is really memorable. Remember to watch the Kecak dance there, the ambience is trully magic

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    the old man

    by kenyneo Updated Dec 3, 2004

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    Hundreds of nobles from this family, and many 'devotees' (pengayah) and village pemangku priests from nearby hamlets, ensure that every seven months (on Anggar Kasih Medangsya by the Wuku Calendar, to be exact) the festival is run efficiently, and most elegantly. The palace is proud of its ancestral role: it manages the awesome logistics with fitting dignity.

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    The cliff

    by kenyneo Updated Dec 3, 2004

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    The view of the cliff is simple breathtaking , looking at the tiredless waves throwing themselves at the rock ....and the sweet smell of fresh air sweep in from the vast Indian Ocean ....

    Uluwatu is known as a surfing paradise and, in nearby hostelries, its Full Moon rage parties. It rages at the temple too but in an orderly way, thanks to the royal house of Puri Agung Jero Kuta, Denpasar, who are the temple's hereditary pangemong (custodians).

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    The Main Temple

    by kenyneo Updated Dec 3, 2004

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    Behind the main pagoda of Pura Uluwatu's small inner sanctum, a limestone statue of a Brahman priest surveys the Indian Ocean—it is said the statue represents the founding priest Dwijendra. Another shrine within the complex represents the boat on which Dwijendra travelled from, then, Hindu Java. According to legend he arrived at Pura Peti Tenget, north of Kuta

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    Pura Luhur Uluwatu

    by kenyneo Updated Dec 3, 2004

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    Pura Luhur, Uluwatu is also one of Bali's important Sad Kahyangan temples, in which dwell major deities—in Uluwatu's case; Bhatara Rudra, God of the elements and of cosmic force majeures.

    In the 15th Century the great pilgrim priest Dhang Hyang Dwijendra, who established the present form of Hindu-Dharma religion, chose Pura Uluwatu as his last earthly abode: history records that Dwijendra achieved Moksa (oneness with the god, in a flash of blazing light) while meditating at Uluwatu. The temple is regarded, by Brahman's island wide, as his holy 'tomb'. Legend also tells us that Dwijendra was the architect of the beautiful temple, as well as many other major temples on Bali, Lombok and Sumbawa

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