For TravelSketchers who will be participating and travelling to Bali to join this fun and fantastic art adventure, we would highly recommend for your own convenience you to stay at THE HAVEN SUITES Bali Berawa, THE HAVEN Bali Seminyak, FRii Bali Echo Beach hotels or Fontana Hotel Bali – which will be your venue meeting point. In addition, we have prepared shuttle buses in these hotels to travel to and from the venue meeting points.
Day 1: March 1, 2019 – Sketchwalk
Berawa Beach is a beautiful beach located within the Canggu area and has been appointed as one of best surfing points in Bali owing to its great and powerful waves.
SUNSET DINNER (Introduction Megibung)
Megibung is a dining occasion that demonstrates togetherness in the Balinese traditional life. It is an activity where people sit together and share the food from one big plate.
Perancak Temple or Pura Perancak is situated at shore in Perancak Countryside, Negara sub district and Jembrana Regency. it. It is one of the sacred Hindu temples in west part of Bali usually used by local Hindu people for worshiping to the gods
Day 2: March 2, 2019 – Ubud
The Ubud Royal Palace is one of the most prominent places in Ubud, it is located at the main street of Jalan Raya Ubud road and intersection. The palace is one of as the focal landmark of Ubud. The Ubud palace was built during the lordship of the late Ida Tjokorda Putu Kandel (1800-1823), and is well-kept by his successive heirs up to today.
UBUD ART MARKET
The Ubud Art Market, referred to by locals as ‘Pasar Seni Ubud‘ is an artisan and handicraft market in the center of Ubud town. The markets are located opposite the Royal Ubud Palace and it is open every day roughly from 6am to 6pm. It is an absolute must when in Ubud.
A wantilan is a Balinese pavilion (bale) used for activities involving large crowd. A wantilan is the largest type of bale in Balinese architecture. A wantilan is basically a large wall-less hall placed under a large multi-tiered roof. A wantilan as a public building is usually located at a village’s main square or main junction and functioned as an open hall to hold large community activities such as meeting halls or a public musical gamelan performance.
The Pura Taman Saraswati is a beautiful water temple in central Ubud, off the main road of Jalan Raya Ubud, just behind Café Lotus. Entry into Pura Taman Saraswati is free but, as with any temple visit in Bali, a sash and sarong around the waist is compulsory. You can enter the temple behind its amphitheatre at any time of the day and admire the calming atmosphere, architectural features and sandstone bas reliefs that honor the Hindu goddess of knowledge and arts, Saraswati.
MUSEUM PURI LUKISAN
The Puri Lukisan Museum (Indonesian: Museum Puri Lukisan) is the oldest art museum in Bali specialize in modern traditional Balinese paintings and wood carvings. This museum set in a lovely formal garden has four buildings displaying works from all schools and periods of Balinese art, with a focus on modern masters including I Gusti Nyoman Lempad (1862–1978), Ida Bagus Made (1915–1999) and I Gusti Made Kwandji (1936–2013).
SUBAK JUWUK MANIS
Subak Juwuk Manis or Magical Ubud Rice Field.
Day 3: March 3, 2019 – GWK
GARUDA WISNU KENCANA CULTURAL PARK (GWK)
Discover Bali’s Most Iconic Landmark Rising from the rugged hills of Bali’s Bukit Peninsula, the magnificent Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue stands watch over the island. The towering statue is Bali’s most iconic landmark and depicts the Hindu God Wisnu, atop his mount, the mythical eagle, Garuda. A fascinating 60 hectare cultural park offers a lavish Indonesian cultural heritage for years to come. A heritage through intriguing cultural performances, legendary folklore tales, immense sculptures and dramatic cinematic presentation. Enjoy panoramic island views as you explore the park.