August 09

Monkey Forest Road…….

In amongst the rice paddies….away from all the city night lights, Ubud is a place that has captivated artists, renegades, musicians and wanderers for generations……. colourful streets, artists homes and galleries, luscious forests, breathtaking terraced rice fields, the roar of the river…..

Walking down Monkey Forest Road from the Northern end of town, the throngs of travellers looking for an escape in the mountains might seem to contradict themselves…..Ubud has rapidly become  a tourist mecca…but for all the right reasons…….and the essence of Bali always remains… for an inquisitive explorer there is much to find in this treasure filled place…like Art Kafe….

Rest for a while in amongst the dream catchers and the myriad of mirrors, sit in the tree house like, upper level and sip on a fresh watermelon juice, let the mountain air cool you down for a moment, take some time……

White washed rattan & teak……Art Kafe, Monkey Forest Road, Ubud, Bali……

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Hand made, fabric wind chimes…..

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Stained glass windows….morning light coming through!

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Tree house dining…..

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Mosaic tiles & pastel combinations….

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Dream catchers & raised roofs…

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Timber & turquoise……

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