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Australian pro surfer helps keep Uluwatu clean. Just over a year ago I posted about Eco Surf Rescue Uluwatu (ESRU), an organization that is dedicated to maintaining Bali’s iconic surf break and strives to keep Uluwatu clean and beautiful for surfers and other visitors alike. In this still-underdeveloped location, it’s especially important to be careful … Read More

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Away from the thumping beats and flowing alcohol of Kuta there is a thriving and fascinating culture to experience on the island of Bali. As I’m a bit lazy, I’m going to quote a couple of respected news sources and let the ‘liberal media’ do the talking. A Reuters article entitled ‘48 hours in Bali’ … Read More

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In the coming years expect visitors to Bali to be younger and more Russian, but don’t worry, there will continue to be an influx of European students pretending to be poor people who just happen to be on an exotic backpacking holiday. Oh come on, you know who you are! Here are a few snippets … Read More

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Here are a few snippets of what the travel press is saying about the surf and tourism Mecca of Bali. The eco-conscious Mother Nature Network has chosen Bali as its destination of the week for eco tourism. Known as the “Island of the Gods,” Bali draws everyone from surfers and beach aficionados to young backpackers … Read More

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As the sport of surfing grows, so does its environmental impact. Surfing equipment made of non-biodegradable materials such as synthetic resin surfboards, neoprene wetsuits and petroleum-based surf wax are just some of the products used by surfers that can have a negative ecological footprint. Environmentally conscious surfing companies such as Envirosurfer are attempting to address … Read More

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In October I posted a couple of times about pro surfer and eco warrior James Pribram. You can read the posts here and here. Here is some more info on an important environmental project that Pribram is working on. Uluwatu, on the Bukit Peninsula, is known for its amazing cliff-top temple and as one of … Read More

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A couple of weeks ago I posted about visiting the ‘genuine Bali’ – off the beaten tourist track, away from the pulsating night life and shopping, a fascinating paradise of traditional culture and natural wonder. The ‘real Bali’, if you like. An article in the Sydney Morning Herald delves deeper into where and how to … Read More

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The Brazilian edition of terra.com recently published a list of ’10 destinations with ideal waves’ for those wishing to learn how to surf. Among top surf spots for learning how to surf, they picked Bali. Though it’s known more for it’s professional-level, big wave surfing, Bali is also a great place for beginner surfers. Here … Read More

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The swell has FINALLY arrived! After a few months, since the big swell came through the waves just haven’t been the same. We’ve been waiting and waiting on some sort of reading that perhaps waves were coming- weeks past and still no swell but today was the day!! Padang pushed out beautifully clean 1-2 foot … Read More

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