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Medewi is located western of Bali, Indonesia, far off from the noisy Denpasar and the crowds of Kuta. This tiny ficherman village is a haven for surfers/travellers in search of a genuine experience.

The rocky beach, the absence of bars or nightclubs preserve the place from hoards of tourists. Surfers wake up early, when wind has not risen, to enjoy the longest point break in Bali, while fishermen drag their boats out in the cove in the morning, unrolling waves, incense flying in the air.

From that place, exploration on a motorbike is rewarding as you can drive through coffee plantations and rice paddies under the surprised look of Balinese people, kids running after you asking for photos. Learning a few words of Indonesian bahasa is handy, even though you’re not sure what you’ve ordered, you’ll sure get a smile in return! I was shown a coffee plantation and offered sweet coffee somewhere in the hills north east of Medewi. Friendly Balinese people, get a ripe mango straight from the tree, witness a whole village celebrating, music everywhere, bring spicy nasi goreng you got from that street vendor to your mouth with your fingers, see kids playing in the river: go random and analog with all the respect in the world and you’ll get rewarded with the most beautiful colors and smiles from Bali ! Terima kasih.

written by maiis

9 comments

  1. cinzinc

    cinzinc

    ur location and gallery reminds me i should come here before i leave, lovely entry =)

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  2. tveden

    tveden

    F...... fantastic... holga, light leaks, x-pro... perfect cocktail. Nice job.

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  3. stouf

    stouf

    Superb ! Really superb !

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  4. vicuna

    vicuna

    Beautiful location and gallery! :)

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  5. adi_totp

    adi_totp

    only in Bali :D :D

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  6. reneg88

    reneg88

    beautiful!

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  7. maiis

    cheers guys !
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  8. kdstevens

    kdstevens

    Good job! Photos are great.

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  9. adrienne-is

    adrienne-is

    all of these are incredibly amazing!

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