Photos of North Bali

Another photo article you ask?? A cop-out you say? Nay! These are photos, and I am not lazy, but an uninspired wanderer.  It really is funny how something amazing can often draw out a massive lull into your system.  This time last year, I had too much material to publish.  I was drowning in new, awesome, and scary tales.  But the ease of travel in Bali has made me a bit light on story material.  That being said, Bali hasn’t been short on good photo opportunities, and in the north of Bali, I took advantage on the short time I had.

I was pretty amazed at how quickly life in Bali changed between the north and the south.  In the south, tourism has a healthy grip on things, and every little temple is over-run with tourists both international and domestic.  In the north, tourism is still a big thing, but much more low-key and relaxed.  I stayed 4 nights in Lovina, and made the most of an awesome time exploring the region on a scooter.  I hit up places like Git-Git and Munduk Falls, as well as Bratan Temple.  It wasn’t even close, the north was miles better than south Bali, but I still have to admit that I was ready to escape the island and hopefully find some places that pull me out of this ever-expanding comfort zone of mine.

Enjoy the photos from North Bali!

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The scooter I rented in Lovina, cost was $4 for the day.

North Bali, Munduk Falls

This is Munduk Falls, it was a pretty gnarly scooter ride down to the falls, but totally worth it.

Munduk Falls, North Bali

An HDR image of Munduk Falls.

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The view over the lakes from the spine of Bali. Awesome place to ride.

Bratan Temple, North Bali

Bratan Lake Temple. A bit over-rated, but made for some good snaps.

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Another shot of Bratan Temple.

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Some flowers in front of the temple.

Git Git Falls, North Bali

This is Git Git Falls. It’s actually 2 separate falls, both really cool.

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Lovina, North Bali

The beach in Lovina is black volcanic sand. These are the boats the go out fishing in.

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Rolling down the road! See you next time!


Author: Brendan van Son

Author: I am a travel writer and photographer from Alberta, Canada. Over my years as a travel photographer, I have visited 6 of the 7 continents and more countries than I have any desire to count. If you want to improve your skills, be sure to check out my travel photography channel on Youtube . Also, check out my profile on . to learn a little bit more about me and my work.

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  1. Nice pics! We were in Bali a year ago and found it fascinating. We only got to see a small bit of the North but it really is so much more wild than the crowded areas down South.

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    • I found the South completely over-rated. Much preferred the north of Bali. Although, to be honest, the trash problem pretty much put me off most of the island.

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    • The same thing I was going to say! 🙂

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    • Will do Tammy… as soon as I stop being so lazy!

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