Although the skies over Padanggalak are dominated by these flying giants during the Bali Kites Festival, you’ll witness kite-filled skies on any given day between June and August - every year. At this windy time of the year, the skies over Bali are just as elaborately decorated as any Balinese procession.
Aladdin tents and rustic-Ubud-styled decorations will set the seasonal tone, from Copper Kitchen & Bar to U-Town’s freshest hangout, Folk Pool & Gardens; and with 20 events planned between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day, that feeling of an ‘Endless Summer Carnival’ and something to suit everyone is all but guaranteed, whichever venue takes your fancy.
Gin! No matter which way you take it - shaken not stirred in a James Bond-esq Martini complete with twist, or keeping things unapologetically real with tonic and a slice of citrus; the original ‘Dutch Courage’ has been calming the nerves and lining the glass of ‘in the know folk’ since around the middle ages.