The Jatiluwih rice paddies in Bali, Indonesia

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While I was on Bali island in Indonesia, one of 13,466 islands that make up the country, my friend and I rode our mottos to see the unique Jatiluwih rice paddies, a popular place for foreign visitors. Jati means “really” and luwih means “beautiful.” The rice fields were dug in terraces on the slope of Mount Batukaru around the middle of Bali. When the rice almost reaches harvest time, the colour often varies between green, and dark yellow.

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Indonesia has one of the most stunning landscape and it’s why the motto rides are the best way to explore the country in my opinion. The entrance fee was no more than $2.50 US, about the same price as most temples and sights. Compared to Europe, the value for these places around Asia are much more  beautiful and unique. The Jatiluwih rice fields are definitely worth a visit.

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5 thoughts on “The Jatiluwih rice paddies in Bali, Indonesia

    • We passed the Tegalalang rice terraces too those were very nice as well. We saw a 2-hour traditional dance performance in Ubud, that was a a memorable night. I’ll write a future post about the performance.

    • Yes this one is different, around the middle of Bali and much bigger than the rice field in Ubud. Definitely worth hanging out there and have a drink by the fields if people have time. We only had time to pass through.

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